The recent terrorist events in Paris have unfolded in a most horrific way. So many killed in what can only be described as a mission to drive home the chilling message, yet again, that the sword, in fact, is mightier than the pen.
Indian television is mostly ads punctuated with brief clips of scheduled programs. I don't know that any other country where I've lived has as many ads crammed into every show, regardless of whether it is news or entertainment or "infotainment" (a moniker that I'm very dubious about, but we'll discuss that another time).
For those of you who have been following my 2014 journey, you know that a lot has happened on the personal front. Sometimes, to begin afresh, you have to go back to where it all started. That's what 2014 has been about for me, I suppose.