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A few weeks ago, a cousin in the USA, got this book from Amazon India through me for her little girl kids. The book is titled “The Dot that went for a walk” containing 51 short stories written by Sarada Akkineni, Reema Gupta and Lakshmi Nambiar and published by Caterpillar Wing. On opening the book, I realised it was a special book – every story was about extraordinary women from India including artists, scientists, politicians, and many more. It even had activity charts! Activity chart – list your role model and the profession At Rs.649, the book is not cheap,…

Break the rules

Rules are meant to be broken in India. Even our kids do that! No training is required. Seen in the picture above is my son during a vacation trip in 2005. #rules #vacation #india #kids_of_our_world

There is a timeless beauty to simplicity. More than a decade ago, when my son was a few years old, I remember watching a TV series for kids on Cartoon Network. Originally made by Nickelodeon, “Oswald” was about a fun-loving…

Disney is the undisputed leader when it comes to making animated films that both kids and adults adore. I always notice their brilliance in the way they bring out human emotions in all their characters whether they are toys, animals or princesses. Ralph breaks the Internet (2018) – The story is about two friends – Ralph and Vanellope, both are virtual characters in two arcade games that are in an old video game centre. Due to a mishap, they travel outside their consoles to the Internet to look for a missing spare to keep their game alive. Picturising living beings and…

இன்றைய தி இந்து தமிழ் நாளிதழின் முதல் மூன்று பக்கங்களில் வந்ததைப் பார்த்து என் யோசனை தான் இந்தப் பதிவு எனக்கு இது புரியவில்லை. தமிழ்நாட்டு பள்ளி மாணவர்கள் இவ்வளவு பின் தங்கியா இருக்கிறார்கள்? இணையத்தில் ஒரு படிவத்தைப் நிறப்பக்கூடத் தெரியாத அளவிற்கு? இந்தளவு படம் போட்டு (இது OK, இது Cancel) எனச் சொல்ல வேண்டுமா?…