It is important for people to understand the fine line between absurd paranioa and caution. I do not know where one ends and one begins. But who does? This was one of the many things we have been figuring out. Right?
Today I have a Guest Post on my blog. I have been giving you my point of view of Life in the time of Coronavirus. But I felt the need to include the views of a few other people during these times so that that you see the life during these days from more than … Continue reading One Day At a Time
It isn’t surprising when the nurses, doctors and health workers themselves go into panic attacks at times. It is only understandable. They worry about the patients, about their colleagues and the ones they Love. While we have a choice to stay at home and be safe, that is a luxury they don’t have. They have to go head on into the disease itself!
While their plight is understandable, a protest like this is careless on so many levels as the whole country is trying to avoid contact between people and these workers are doing precisely that! A vile way to get what they want, while risking thousands of lives.
Initially, people did enjoy the time with the families but gradually it started getting hold of them. Your own mind starts to get to you. Nothing gives people the right to invalidate your struggles. So if you are trying to just stay afloat, not doing anything productive, eating that pudding because it keeps you sane, not willing to talk to anyone, you are still doing a wonderful job of holding yourself together.
A couple of days into the lockdown that was announced by the Central Government on 24th Mar 2020, some strange but not unforeseen factors of the lock-down began to surface. Of all those, Kerala had to deal with two extremely ridiculous, but important Issues!
I believe Religion, among other things, make life meaningful for humans. When you are going through the toughest times, you turn to your faith and search for answers. No Religion ever asks you to cause harm. But the irony is that in the above cases, people have used their Religion to cause harm and they aren't even aware of it!
I've compiled a long list of Series to watch. There are two types of lists here: One recommended by me and the other is based on popular opinions received based on Instagram polls. Happy Watching!
My sister joined her first job at Google in Oct 2019. Following the Chinese New Year Holidays, she came home in Jan and soon after that, the world was rapidly reporting cases of Coronavirus. Flights were being cancelled, China was reeling under the virus attack and we decided that her going back wasn’t an option. … Continue reading Home Coming and Hugs
Covidiot (noun) - Someone who ignores the warnings regarding public health or safety. A person who hoards goods, denying them from their neighbors. "Did you see that covidiot with 300 rolls of toilet paper in his basket?" Source: Urban Dictionary As Covid 19 majorly spread across countries, this was a new word coined as it … Continue reading Go Corona, Corona Go!!! Some Funny Covidiotic Moments.
Mabud Ali earns a living by selling cow’s milk. He has two cows; an Indian and a Jersey. But now he has an additional income. He sells 1 Kg of cow dung for Rs. 500 and 1 liter of cow urine for Rs. 500 on the streets of West Bengal, all thanks to Coronavirus. In … Continue reading Busting Myths and Fake News on Covid – 19
The services we’re highly dependent on are the ones that give us food, keep us healthy, handle our money and dispose the dead! Additionally, since we lack ethics, the Police becomes the essential sector because we've reduced education to 'means to earn a living' rather than 'means to life'. But there's more!
Peep into my thoughts on the 8th Day of Quarantine
There are so many different sections of the society that work tirelessly to fight a calamity. But it isn’t the calamity alone that they have to overcome. A million other factors pop-up in between. Some of them might be the direct effects trickling down but some of them are completely unforeseen and mostly man-made.
My sister who was working in Taiwan had come home for the Chinese New Year. Since she knew people from that area, she was more informed about the situation. That is how it is, isn’t it? If you are associated with a place that’s going through tough times, you know the plight of the people there. It is through her that I realized that the situation in China was gruesome!