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  • All posts by Jai Murugan

    • (Love)

      It is more entertaining to hate than to love. This may at first appear to be incongruous to claimed purposes of this column – that...

    • (dice)

      These days it’s hard to remember half the players on the home team, let alone another 29. Leave that to the ice-game enthusiasts who do...

    • (Team)

      There were usually the four brothers, the minimum number to pick two teams and have a game. The Imaginary brothers stayed away for fear of...

    • (Seal)

      My often too-real-for-comfort, but imaginary friend Kate absolutely hates seals. She believes they’re yappy, yippy smooth-skinned and stupid. They stick their ugly noses in the...

    • (wisp)

      She, the whisper fairy, was against merriment of the exciting unethical kind, not that I generally minded. Some days I reflect how it was Mother...

    • (clef)

      Haters of music of the variety taught in school take solace in the clef, for it provides the catalyst for mental doodle of daydreams –...

    • (Tank)

      My imaginary pal Feather and his younger brother River fancied fishing in the horse tank, a most unsuitable name, as we didn’t have horses. Cow...

    • (Grit)

      Canada thistle has grit – not quite the diversified variety of grit that its distant cousin the dandelion has, but still deserving of many a...

    • (Wide)

      “Sorry, Mister, I can’t,” I tried to mumble. He wasn’t listening. It was dismal enough being there in any situation, let alone having my wee...

    • (Lily)

      I looked forward to greeting the lilies each day. “My my, aren’t you looking dainty today? You’re absolutely dazzling! Those tiny pollen filled stamens are...