Month: August 2008
Itz raining in Singapore almost continuous from yesterday morning…the climate is so awesome…
So chill weather..seeing the rain either pouring down or drizzling through my windows brings back strong memories of My hometown Coimbatore’s winter…the window glass shields are with drained raindrops, a lil bit of drizzle trying to get a peek of my Olympics in my living room…,Eash just going out with his jacket on…wow wow..wat a feeling….Yuvan is already taking his afternoon nap in the comfort of his cosy quilt!!!The feeling of wearing a jean and sleeping under the quilt, seeing the rain pour down outside , with the re-freshening feeling of rain warming my heart is jus too goood to feel…why don’t u jus feel it?
Any Coimbatoreans around????????????????????Come share the winter in SIngapore as in Coimbatore…BUT the Singapore winter may b for one more day /may b a week..or b jus today…This is Singapore for u!! Come Enjoy before it Says Bu-Bye!
I’m jus luving it….Love u dear rain…..U have made my day!
How’s the new look n header pic( also taken by my hubby..i jus cropped..)
I need to know u’r feedbacks..feels..
Another Two medals added to the Medal table across the name “India”
Itz two more bronze medals…One in wrestling and another in boxing..Very heartening to see Indians winning medals when the most expected tennis pair and athletics Anju didn’t make it!!! and i believe not so much of money goes into training of these boxers and wrestlers!!!
But Good Show Sushil and Vijendar…
Sushil Kumar ,the Wrestler won the Bronze for India after 56 years..He won the medal in the men’s 66 kilograms freestyle category, defeating Leonid Speiridonov of Kazakhistan.
Vijendar,the Boxer settled for a Bronze after losing in the semifinals!!!
Congrats a Ton,Sushil and Vijendar for Bringing Glory to India!!!
Jus watched the bronze medal match of Li Jiawei of Singapore..Well Fought Li Jiawei…So near yet so far!!!Chinese are tough to beat on the TT table..But u equalled them..Well Done..But hard luck!
It happenned Yesterday…
Yuvan was happily coming out of the school.with a choclate( a melting one) in hand as a reward…all kids had it…
And he wanted me to open it..and I did..jus like any other day and he knows how to chew it always..he was enoying his choclate and jus near the lift (I was 1 ft behind him) he pushed the dustbin…which he did for the first time in his 2.5 years ..n i did scold him..and he did understand it..The Problem is not here..and all of a sudden,he tried to jump and the choclate which was in his mouth…slipped in and got stuck…he chokeddddddd…. and he did tell me immediate with all sorts of actions abt that he is feeling uncomfortable,though I had already noticed it…Bhony immedately patted at the back of his head a few times ..he was quite ok..and i made him almost all of his water in the water bottle…he was ok..
Luckily since the choc was a melting kind it was not an issue..But Still I got scared to the hell..though v handled the situation… Even after he was Ok..I couldn’t come out of it..Yuvan was ok..normal..chatting playing..but that 3 mins were like hell to me…
I was so stressed that I had to go for a complete Shit at Bhony’s home..( as Me n yuv went to her place for Lunch)..
Ever since, though Yuvan has the habit of not playing around while eating…I told him once when he tried to play while eating…”u remmeber u choked with choclate in u’r mouth…u can’t do this..Itz dangerous..” he literally realises and knows the fear of it now and doesn’t play while eating…”
M relieved but I can’t dare to think of it again!
Yes.. Itz my lovely mother tongue “Tamil”
I have introduced the alphabets (is this the rt word???) or shd I say the very basics of Tamil letters??? , to Yuvan since Last Thursday… I did buy a book consisting of basic Tamil letters with the ever famous words relating to those letters….
And to my surprise…Yuvan is interested in reading this book as interested as he is with his other English books… And he will turn 3 the end of November ,and it was so nice when he told me once “Amma,Tamil…” indicating he wanted to read that book..
But I shd also accept,he finishes all his English books..like shapes/fruits/animals and watever he has in one go…but Tamil..he wants to finish reading in 10 -15 mts n asks for ‘amma…story…/amma…fruits..”
so I think soon he will spend more time with Tamil too as he will get familiarised with his intial letters…
But its 5 days now ever since he was introduced to reading/recognising Tamil letters n corresponding words..he can say 10 of the Uyir eluthugal ( basic letters) now… with the corresponding words..like ” ah- amma,aahh- aadu “….
When he was talking only a few words when he was 2 ,even doctor once advised me, “if u wanna be real fast sans the language barriers..then stick to one language- English “..Those days I was worried whether Yuvan cd speak Tamil..as always i feel the Mother tongue is what that connects u with your roots n soul…
But v did stick to talking with him in both Tamil n English..Now he understands both Tamil n English very well and started small sentences in both..M really happy abt it..
Living abroad always takes a lil toll on these language skills,if u are not so specific of these kids learning both..
i have been wondering abt introducing Tamil scripts to Yuvan for so long..but as he started learning English Alphabets n other things I waited for him to learn that first!!Now i thought since he can recognise n read all alphabets,Its time for his Mother tongue..and here he goes… ” ah- amma…”
I hope Yuvan cultivates interest for both writing n reading Tamil…
I envy people like Tamizh n Sathiya n Ganesh having Blog versed in Tamil n I jus love their blogs too..My recent find is Saravanan’s amazing kavithaigal…
படிக்கும் போதெல்லாம் தருவது,
சில்லென ஓர் ஊடுருவல்…
அது ஒரு புரிபடாத ஆனந்த ஊடுருவல்!!!!
I have always had a spl feeling towards my Mother tongue,though m now more familiar in writing in English..There were days when i wrote poetry and stories in Tamil…Gone are the days..But I love my mother tongue and i wish to write a few of peoms from now on..lemme see…
Phelps took home his 8th Gold in the men’s medley relay..though it was a tough fight!!!..
Now he has done what many visioned as Impossible,..!!
ANd SIngapore took home Silver in the Table tennis team event,inclucded in the olympics first time ever,Singapore’s Silver coming after 1960.. Well done Singapore!!!
Congrats a ton!
Mighty Phelps jus won his seventh gold at beijing by 1/100th of a second ahead of Cavic..itz jus a tuch between under water n above waters that made the 1/100th sec difference!!!!…wat a swim to watch?
i jus was on the edge of my seat ,wanting Phelps to win..he was not ahead in the first 50 m..but he finished jus well to WIN..and he knows how to WIN!!!!!!!!
He has now equalled Mark Spitz’ 1972 7 indi Golds….
One more to go….tomo jus before 11 am Singapore time!!!