A thought for food

‘In the long run, we are all dead’, quipped John Maynard Keynes, the legendary economist. The provocation must have been quite dire for a man used to spouting hardcore monetary theories to come under such a philosophical spell. It is also possible that the economist was just displaying some dry humour out of sheer frustration; again the retort could be an angry reaction to a zealous student or a persistent critic seeking out a clarification beyond the confines of a typical cyclical graph and ideally falling in the domain of an astrologer. Continue Reading

Walkman’s wisdom

‘HE..LL..O’! The gruff voice hollered across the small park, though it was meant for an ear-borne bluetooth receiver of a cell phone tucked away somewhere in the shorts’ pocket. To me, walking just a few paces behind the man behind that booming baritone, it seemed as if a bolt of thunder had landed bang in the middle of my head. Continue Reading