Ravindran K Malayil Blog

My mother tongue Malayalam

Another week…..but a different one. You will know why. Basically our people are like frogs in the well. They don’t want to go out and explore the World. Quite happy with the known environs....

Chacha Nehru – a real colossus

November 14 The Children’s Day. Etched in memory with the fragrance of flowers and sweetness of chocolates associated with the celebrations in School. Prior to 1964 Children ‘s Day was celebrated on 20th of...

Sentinel – Kindle Edition

Ravindran Malayil is an avid traveler and introspective thinker who loves visiting exotic locales like Titlis, Jungfraujoch, and Nice. In a fascinating travelogue filled with insightful anecdotes, Malayil transports others on a journey around...

Haunting memories

I’m busy with the organization of our next Alumni meet. That invariably takes me back to the school and college days….not years but many decades back. Every moment of those days comes back to...

The coffee flower

Morning I had a pleasant surprise. For quite some time now I have been waxing eloquent on my robusta coffee plant. This morning while clearing the weeds around the plant I noticed that it...

astro-phenomenon

Amazing this astro-phenomenon….the solar eclipse. The eclipse has just commenced, but suddenly the bright sunlight has turned dull into almost moonlight. I’m enjoying every minute of this because the next such occurence is a...

Tempus fugit

My daughter was just three and something when she was put in Bharathanatyam class. While going to the dance class conducted in a nearby school and while walking back we used to have a...