COVID 19

And people stayed home…

A poem by Kathleen O’Meara (1839–1888). And people stayed homeand read books and listenedand rested and exercisedand made art and playedand learned new ways of beingand stoppedand listened deepersomeone meditatedsomeone prayedsomeone dancedsomeone met their shadowand people began to think differentlyand people healedand in the absence of people who lived in ignorant ways,dangerous, meaningless and heartless,even …

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Can we inject ‘fun’ back into the funeral?

Recently, my father was admitted in the ICU. Thankfully he is fine and back home. I spent four days in the ICU Waiting room and kept observing what was happening around me. What I saw and realised was that a constant state of emergency, which after a while becomes a routine. We have all observed …

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