. First a slice of history… when the Parsis decided to leave Iran because of terrible traffic congestion more than a 1,000 years ago, there were three factions – One Faction wanted to sail to India; The Second Faction opted for Germany; and the Third Faction wanted to sail round and round around Iran, until […]
Great Success In Great Britain For Team PG!
Parsee Gymkhana Brings Home ‘The 1886 Trophy’ (UK Tour, 2019) The comparative experience of the original 1886 tour between the English and the Parsis was simply outstanding, in keeping with the fact that our Parsi team had never played international cricket, while England had played seven series against Australia by the time they had arrived […]
Saal Mubarak! Cyrus (The Not So) Great!
On the occasion of Navroz, it’s obviously time for the Parsi to look inward. And by inward, I don’t mean to check the position of the Sudra-kusti or whether your zipper is pulled up properly, I mean looking inward at oneself. And in doing so, asking the question, what is it to be a Parsi? […]
Cyrus The (Not So) Great
.s I’ll start with the greetings Mark Anthony used when he saw Brutus for the first time post the assassination of Julius Caesar… ‘Kem Cho’? However, our lovely editor Anahita, has just informed me that this is a print medium, and so unfortunately our…..er millions of readers won’t be able to reply to any greetings […]
Fate Weaves Not The Web Of Events In Man’s Life
Superstitious fatalism teaches that man is not a free agent who can shape the actions of his life. The movements of the stars regulate them. Inexorable and inevitable is fate. It holds universal sway. Nothing can alter what fate has set down. Immutable and irrevocable is the decree of fate. Everything happens as fate wills. […]
HUMOUR – CYRUS THE NOT SO GREAT: Why Fathers Deserve Their Own Day!
Aapro Cyrus Broacha, the Brand Ambassador of Humour, unleashes his hilarious take on Father’s Day in our monthly column, Cyrus The (Not So) Great! Someone has to do it! The disparity is ridiculous – it’s like Bill Gates and me…. Okay, that’s too much of a disparity. Make it Bill Gates and You! How can […]
Cyrus The (Not So) Great!
The People Have Spoken!!! Aapro Cyrus Broacha, the Brand Ambassador of Humour, is back with his uproarious wit in our monthly column, to give you his take on the Elections!!! The people have spoken. As I pretend to write this, (my writings are basically a collection of different posts by others on the internet, which […]
Cyrus The (Not So) Great!
My friend, Nariman the Noble, (okay his name is Nariman Noble, but because he’s so full of himself, his well-wishers, which mostly consist of himself, have added the word ‘the’ in the middle), on the point of being arrested by whomsoever forms the next Govt. of India, has come out with his own list of […]