What was the last gift you bought for yourself? #WordlessWednesday

I usually refrain from really buying stuff for myself. Call it poverty, self-esteem issues or just plain laziness... either way, I am working on fixing all three of those flaws. One shop in any mall where you can find m…

My first Encounter with Meningococcal Meningitis #TogetherAgainstMeningitis

On Monday morning, a child was admitted to our hospital with a high-grade fever that the mother claimed had started the previous night. Over the last 17 hours, the poor child was not taking any feeds and seemed to hate being tou…

Caption this #WordlessWednesday

Some signposts really make you do a double take. I came across one earlier this week that really made me smile. I mean, geez! How slow are these kids that we have to put up this post :) Anyway, write down your funniest ca…

Why we need more Automated External Defibrillators across India #SaveHeart

In which area is the coffee machine at your workplace? Where is the cafeteria? The bathrooms? Could you answer all the three above questions? Good. Now answer this one last question for me: where is the Automated External Defi…

School Teacher Carries Differently Abled Child On His Back To Ensure She Does Not Miss Out On Class Trip #WATWB

Ryan Neighbor suffers from spina bifida, a condition of the spinal cord that has left her unable to walk since birth and hence dependent on a wheelchair. The 10 year old attends school at Tully Elementary and is in fourth g…

Amuse Bouche #WordlessWednesday

I was pleasantly surprised when I sat down for dinner recently at a restaurant in Kochi and was served this as an amuse bouche. Take a good look at these images and tell me what you think it could be. (No. This isn't a …

How 2 milliliters stops your suffering #WordlessWednesday

What you see in my hand is 2 milliliters (2 ml).  If someone were to offer you 2 ml to drink, you would probably scorn at it. I mean, even the smallest glass of a soft drink beverage you would accept is probably around 1…