How long will it really take for God-Knows-How-Old certain stereotypes to go away, for good? I am, of course, referring to the perennial assumption and assignment of us womenfolk having to get educated, earn a ‘decent/good’ living, cook/clean/sew (in a continuous loop, as mess made by men and others will hardly ever be cleaned up by the messers themselves!), have kids, raise kids, worry for kids, cope with family (both in-tended and extended) and their competitive pressures, maintain friendships, do the grocery shopping, stack the kitchen, attend to guests, etc. (if I have missed anything out, please let me know)? 🙂
Ah, it’s the tail end of October, the month of much festivity, pomp and hocus-pocus in the Hindu Bengali calendar. It’s also the month of your writer’s birth, hint, hint, my blogworms. 😉
Hello, my blogworms. 🙂 How goes it in the world of when we say something and mean something else? Or indeed vice versa, i.e. in the world of when we mean something but say something else?
If the world’s media were to suddenly decide to axe all reality TV shows, would the public still demand it? If so, how strongly? If not, what does this suggest? This may be mere academic hyperbole, as not all reality TV shows are dumbed down and indeed most countries which have a strong media dynamism, […]
Bonjourno, my blogworms! 🙂 In my previous post, I had told you that I was engaged to be married, didn’t I? Well, since then, I took the plunge and tied the knot, as the pic here shows you. 🙂
What with all the recent social dubiousness about the very concept of commitment– e.g. “does marriage necessarily imply commitment, or is it a withering institution”?-it has made this term rather loaded, and consequently misunderstood, I feel.