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Flashback – Of Grandmothers…

Whenever there is a mention of grandparents, there is mostly a reverence attached to it. Along with the reverence, are the reminiscences of warmth, various fragrances, heaps of wisdom, and unbridled laughter. Grandmothers are special, what with their cooking and knitting, and loving care. My maternal and paternal grandmothers find mention in many other articles on my blog. Continue reading

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Flashback – Of Ironing and Shoe Shining…

Flashback – Of Ironing and Shoe Shining…

My family carried some formal and colonial fetish about meals and clothing. Continue reading

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Flashback – College and Annie’s Song…

Almost every morning, we would walk on the path around the lawn, from our building to the main gate, singing the song and jumping on the piles of dried leaves. Continue reading

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Flashback – Of Blessings and Regrets…

Having said that, from the point of view of existentialism or rationalism, I believe in the individualism, not of the existential kind, but of the spiritual kind. Continue reading

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Flashback – Of Friendships…

Your friend is your needs answered.
He is your field which you sow with love and reap with thanksgiving. Continue reading

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Flashback – Games We Play…

Two months of summer holidays used to be a long time, and each year would bring in a range of ideas to add thrill to our young lives. Television was limited to evenings, with one state run channel. Radio was the constant companion. Many an afternoons were spent playing all forms of rummy, snakes and ladders, carom, Chinese checkers, or chess. Continue reading

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