Funerals may never be the same again

This article was first published in the Standard. On April 25th, I wrote here about two old men who were building me a gazebo to pass the time as they could not sit still during the lockdown. Unfortunately, one of them, my 86-year-old grandfather passed away suddenly last Friday. Organising his send-off turned out to …

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The anatomy of fear.

Worries & sleeplessness about Covid-19 I write this from Palo Alto, Carlifonia, having woken up from a nightmare. Usually, nightmares are an expression of a deep-seated fear or worry. I learnt years ago that the way to deal with fear is to publicly and loudly call it out. When you are about to speak to …

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