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Deepa's Jottings

I love thee, Karnataka…

Timber Depot, Dandeli, Karnataka, 251012 The sun slants into the groveIn a million rays.The leaves take beautyIn a million ways.We, who see it, cannot hope to createA hundredth part of such a scene.We can only

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Deepa's Jottings

BSNL is still like this…

I visited my friend Dr. Sanjeev Managoli today, and in idle curiosity, asked him, "Don’t you have a landline in your home?"  Sanjeev immediately took out this registration form where he has applied for a

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Ideas at Work

Was it dengue?

Thanks to some archaic thing called the Communicable Diseases Act, the government has monopoly control of a lot of public health information. I.e. if three people die of plague in your school or neighbourhood, the

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Deepa's Jottings

How to recycle envelopes

I’ve been doing this for years, and been reviled as "cheap"…but now recycling has become "cool" and here’s my how-to…. Requirements: Envelopes. This obviously works better with the long envelopes that arrive in the post.