Category archives for: Humour

It’s Not Too Late for New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year! If you haven’t yet made any New Year’s resolutions, it’s not too late. Don’t miss this opportunity to make resolutions that may transform your life—or at least improve it significantly. Over the years, I’ve experienced both success and failure in trying to keep my New Year’s resolutions. I’d like to share five […]

नाम में क्या रखा है ?    ….संत राम बजाज

शेक्सपीयर  (Shakespeare) का नाम किस ने नहीं सुना? उन्हीं का कहना है कि ‘वट इज़  इन ए नेम’ यानी नाम में क्या रखा है? गुलाब को यदि गुलाब न कह कोई दूसरा नाम देंगे तो क्या उस की खुशबू गुलाब जैसी नहीं रहेगी ? अब देखिये, यदि यही बात मैं ने कही  होती  तो क्या […]

भले लोग…. संतराम बजाज

बात क्रिसमस से दो दिन पहले की है| दरवाज़े पर दस्तक हुई, दरवाज़ा खोला तो देखा मेरा पड़ोसी खड़ा हुआ था| “हाई ट्रेवर! आओ, अन्दर आओ| कैसे आना हुआ?” मैं ने पूछा| “आपका साइड गेट बंद था, बैकयार्ड में जा नहीं सका|” ओह! क्या तुम्हारी बिल्ली फिर आ कर कुछ गड़बड़ कर बैठी है?,” मैं […]

Coronavirus tips you won’t get from the government

By Melvin Durai Just a week ago, most of us did not know how to spell “coronavirus.” But we’ve now seen the word hundreds of times, mostly in headlines such as “Coronavirus Infects Thousands in Europe,” “Coronavirus Prompts Governors to Close Schools,” and “Coronavirus Expert Reassures Americans: It’s Safe to Keep Drinking Corona Beer.” It’s […]

In-house self-isolation  

Effects of the Coronavirus… By Santram Bajaj I hate dogs! Not all, but the ones owned by my neighbours. I have three in my immediate neighbourhood. They bark and bark. They never shut up. I was on the verge of killing at least one and set an example for the other two to behave. Animal-lovers […]

Three Ha…Ha…Ha…s for the Siddhus

  By Neena Badhwar To my limited knowledge, ”˜The Siddhus of Upper Juhu’ has been, probably, the best Indian comedy play staged in Sydney. This is attributed to crispness and timing of its dialogues. The language plays a great role in it. Every language has its gifts: gravitas of Urdu/Persian, precision of Hindi/Sanskrit and expression […]

Deepak Chopra offers tips on Hotel Room Health

By Melvin Durai I recently spotted an article in the New York Times entitled “Deepak Chopra’s Tips for a Healthier Hotel Room.” I was quite excited to read it. After all, Chopra is a New Age spiritual leader, as well as a doctor who specializes in alternative medicine, so isn’t it about time that he […]

If retirement isn’t for you, retire from it

By Melvin Durai Many people, especially those in their late 50s or older, count down the days until retirement. It’s their reward for several decades of hard work, an opportunity to do whatever they want ”“ sleep all morning, watch reruns of “Law & Order,” take a nice hot bath every other month. Having no […]

Bearded men deserve equal opportunities

By Melvin Durai Sometime in the 1990s, I started growing a beard and have maintained it since then, except for one or two lapses. The last time I shaved it off, my wife and kids screamed in unison: “Grow it back! Grow it back! We can see your face!” The nice thing about having a […]

When Sydney laughed its head off with Guptaji

By Manju Mittal Appurv Gupta an IT professional and the Indian stand-up comedian by passion, came to Sydney with his gifted talent to perform live for the Sydneysiders on February 9, 2019 at Carlingford Community Centre. Appurv Gupta is considered as one of the best comedians in India. Owner of JRPM Events Rachit Dhingra and […]

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