We recently re-started our subscription to a daily newspaper. We had stopped the subscription close to 2 years ago because babyT was then crawling and mouthing everything in his sight. We did not want to feed him a diet rich in lead and mostly bad news. But of late we felt we truly lacked an awareness of what was happening in the world, even if it was the bad stuff. Social conversations usually started with “What, didn’t you know that?” So the paper guy was stalked every morning, till we caught hold of him and told him to drop a paper for us too.

One day I happened to wake up half an hour earlier than the rest of the family. Continue reading