Prisoner of Azkaban

“Honey, we have to cover this up, it looks so ugly over there!” I look up to see my wife pointing at a space in the wall which is disfigured and uneven due to water seepage. “Can we put this painting there? That way it doesn’t show? Right?” “Yes, that would be okay” With glee, […]

Things We Lost in the Fire

“I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you.” -Friedrich Nietzsche No faerie wings could be as fragile, no dandelion as ephemeral as trust- trusting someone or something. It’s the bedrock of all our ideologies, and our belief in people. The world will become, and probably […]

What women want 101

Everyone, even great writers and psychologists, apparently are stumped by a question. Which question, you ask? It is this mysterious question, the uncharted path, the typical problem: what do women want? Even Freud, the man who claimed to know about the mechanisms of our unconscious minds and about psychosomatic illnesses, claimed “The great question that […]