In India, the concept of a coach is still not popular, though globally I believe there was a time when the coaching profession was about the second largest rapidly growing profession in the world, only behind the IT industry.
One of the major pieces of luggage that weighs very heavy on my shoulders (pun intended) is my books. They have accumulated in shape, size and number over the years. Although I have a large number of books that I have read once and I am unlikely to read them a second time, it is quite a chore to separate out the wheat from the chaff, so I carry them along from place to place and house to house.
In my job to advocate for the amendment and stricter enforcement of the Bonded Labor (Abolition) Act of 1976, I often have to hob-nob with politicians and movers and shakers of various hues and ideologies.
The founding fathers of our Constitution did not envisage a technocracy, either explicitly or implicitly, which would have brilliant minds but have a tunneled vision. When politicians hold office in their 80s, does it matter what portfolio they hold as ministers? In this context there is a lot of discontent in Karnataka because the new Congress government has appointed S.R. Patil, a 65-year-old senior citizen who is not comfortable with smart phones, Facebook and Twitter and all that jazz as the new state minister for Information Technology and Bio technology.