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Into English Literature in a big way. Have been an educator for many, many years. Also into health and food issues. Love to read. Will read just about anything and everything. A very happy person.
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Recent pages by Kalai

Sometimes our mind plays tricks on us. When we are at crossroads or when we think too much about certain things, our subconscious will lead us to the right path. This is one such story.
How do we measure success. Does success mean happiness or does happiness mean we have achieved success. Are we pushing our children towards academic excellence that will be of no real use to them?
While a toy maybe seen as allay thing to many, to me it is symbolic of memories. Today as as an older person, I still have one special toy that I had had since I was a child of six. This tis about that one toy.
Are our children today finding it difficult to cope with their lives. Have we as a society failed our children by asking them to conform to a single set of rules like it was in the 'good ol' days?' While some children are able to go throughout the system successfully, others have turn...
Would it not be lovely to see our streets lines with trees abundant with with fruit. Where these healthy juicy treats are free for all to enjoy.
Are you one of those who reaches for a bottle of prescribed medicine whenever you feel under the weather? The next time you feel ill your remedy may be found in your kitchen instead of your medicine cabinet. Ginger has many benefits and may be a safer and cheaper alternative to many a...
Going for a holiday and staying in decent hotels is expensive. This is worse when your family consists of a few teenagers and you would need to book two or more rooms. Would it not be wonderful if we could travel to any part of the world and not to have to worry about hotel costs?
How far can you run and how high can you fly. Too often we set very low limits to our capabilities and this prevents us from moving ahead. We create invisible barriers that prevent us from achieving greater heights. These barriers can be broken. After all there are merely glass ceilin...
When we get ill all to often we run to the doctor for prescribed medication when many a time what we need can be found in our own kitchens. Cinnamon is one such ingredient. My grandparents and parents use this ingredient almost daily in their cooking. Unfortunately todays lifestyle of...
In the world of art different mediums are used for drawing. The body is a canvas for some where beautiful tattoos are drawn. Some of these designs are extraordinarily beautiful and truly works of art. The question that begs to be answered is this, 'Does the artist have any rights on h...
Cats are strange beings. Ask any cat owner and you will realise that we are slaves to our adorable divas. Mine is no different.
Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag is the talk of the town with gaming enthusiasts waiting impatiently to try their hands at the latest of a series of addictive games. This is a quick take on what to expect.
This is the time of the year when students begin cramping for their exams. Parents too often feel anxious and try to their level best to keep their kids on track and not panic. There are many things that parents can do to help their children sit for their papers and perform to the bes...
Transport is a big issue everywhere. With the rising costs of fuel, those of us who drive are feeling the pinch. Here are some things that you can do to reduce your fuel bills.
Of all the cities in the world, where would you like to visit. The modern cities like New York and Paris, the fun filled ones like Las Vegas and Gold Coast, or is there somewhere else that you dream about, that you know you will visit one day.
"Too many people spend money they haven't earned, to buy things they don't want, to impress people they don't like." - Will Smith
Being a freelance online write is certainly not for the fainthearted. If can result in a lot of hair pulling, screaming and hyperventilating. At least thats what happens to me!
Water is the driving force of all nature. - Leonardo da Vinci
Life is like a game of football. There are the players, there are the rules and there is the ball. Your job is just to get the ball into the net. Yeah ... right!
"I have seen other places like Sipadan 45 years ago. Now we have found again an untouched piece of art”. Jacques-Yves Cousteau
Education system of a nation will determine the quality of its youth and should not be neglected. Politics should not be involved in the planning and the implementation of educational policies.
Education is often seen as the way to solve the many problems. With education, better jobs are available and families look towards education as a means to a better life.
To many of us live in the past or focus on the future that we forget to seize the day and live today. 'Carpe Diem', a Latin phrase meaning 'seize the day' should be what we need to embrace in our search for happiness.
The human psyche must never be underestimated. It is strong and can withstand all kinds of misfortune. If we have this faith within us, we can truly conquer all.
Although making a speech in front of a crowd can be a daunting, most of us can master the art of making a successful speech if we know how to choose a suitable topic, make the necessary preparation and follow a set of simple guidelines.
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