Monthly Archives: November 2017

Shopping, paranthas & peace


My sister and I are out shopping. There is no specific shopping list; we are willing to buy anything that grabs our attention. Read – ‘as many shops as we can visit in one afternoon’. Our children are with their … Continue reading

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What’s cooking?


I am heading home from my evening walk. The sky is turning a deep blue. I see the silhouettes of birds flying back to their nests. Many birds are already home. There is a lot of chirping; the birds are … Continue reading

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Chance meeting


We are in a cab, making our way across the city of Bengaluru in India. As a mother, I have reached ‘that’ stage, where I am not given a choice to opt for a window seat in any vehicle. I … Continue reading

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The Vegetable Vendor


My husband’s parents live in a close-knit community of independent homes; where people have known each other for many decades. The streets are always bustling with chit-chatting neighbours, children playing on the streets and vehicles weaving in and out. There … Continue reading

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Beckoning Backwaters – Travel Diary


My friends and I are on a houseboat in the Vembanad Backwaters of Kerala, India.  Truly, God’s own country. We lounge on the deck, soaking in the serenity, the lush greenery and the rippling waters, as our boat glides in … Continue reading

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