Monthly Archives: September 2017

Wisdom from 150 Beans!


I am flipping the pages of one of my handwritten recipe books. The book is yellowed – with both age and stains from the kitchen; from having balanced the book near the cooking pot or from having turned the pages … Continue reading

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Smart Charades


My mobile phone rings, and its call is insistent. I drop what I am doing to pick up the call. It is an important call, and I settle down with pen and paper, jotting down notes, and doodling unconsciously, eyebrows … Continue reading

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Sunset


We are lounging on reclining beach chairs, staring at the ocean that stretches beyond one’s comprehension. Waves vie with each other to play tag with the beach – the younger waves, smart and nimble, as they compete with each other … Continue reading

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A slice of family history


Thanks to messaging apps and social networks, families and friends have come closer. There is a joy in reconnecting with cousins, aunts and uncles, and knowing that you are family. This afternoon, on my husband’s maternal cousins’ group, I saw … Continue reading

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A view from the balcony


My living room clock shows 6.30 p.m. The day is winding down. Children, who have played outdoors all evening, are heading back to their homes. The birds have returned to their nests. The world is still aglow, lit by the … Continue reading

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