Category Archives: Malayalam

Malayalam is my mother tongue. All the posts in this category are of interest to those who speak it. Some may even be in Malayalam.

Retirement — a Wife’s View

Work and life, retirement and eulogy — through allegories. Continue reading

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Languages

Strange facts about the languages we speak. Continue reading

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Another Pen Story of Tough Love

Another pen, another story about the tightrope act called parenting. Continue reading

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A Parker Pen from Singapore

About a fifty-year old Parker pen that held an important lesson for me.

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For Malayalees Only

Only my fellow Malayalees can enjoy this hilarious email I got, unfortunately. If you cannot read Malayalam, please ignore this post. Continue reading

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Moonwalkers

Here is a Malayalee view on what really went on with the fake moon landing pictures! Continue reading

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The Worldly Malayalees

I wrote this piece on the World Malayalee Conference 2008 for a Singaporean newspaper. I was away in India during the conference (22-25 August, 2008) and did not see it in print. This post is about my home state of Kerala, its language Malayalam, and those who speak it – the Malayalees. If those words make no sense to you, you may not be interested in this post.

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Are You a Malayali?

If you have to ask what in the world a Malayali is, then this post is not for you! This one came as email flotsam and was too funny to pass up. In other words, if you are a Malayali and find this one a bit offensive, trust me, I didn’t write it! Must have been a North Indian lobby! Continue reading

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