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Dolls and Dreams


I am obsessive about cleaning, and feel strange when I am not organizing or ‘re-cleaning’ things around the house. Today, I attack the toy cupboard. Sadly though, the toy cupboard is only ‘that’ in name. Very few toys remain; the … Continue reading

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Lipsticks and little girls


It was a sweltering day, many years ago, when we had the naming ceremony for my baby girl, who was only 3 weeks old.  My mom’s home was teeming with aunts, uncles, cousins and little nieces and nephews, all of … Continue reading

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My Doll Display – Part 3


Today’s featured dolls are the Tanjavur Dolls, so called, as they are made in Tanjavur. Tanjavur is one of the oldest cities in South India. The city boasts some of the best temple architecture in the country, built during the … Continue reading

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The Tin Cat – A short story


Varsha, seven, was very excited. Today, she was going with her mother to her place of work. Varsha usually stayed home with her grandmom, when her mother went to work. Today, her grandmom had to attend a wedding, and hence … Continue reading

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My Nephew and The Grim-Looking Musicians


My two and a half-year old nephew had come to stay with us last year during the holidays, with his parents. He took time to adjust to his new environs. We allowed him to explore our home at his own … Continue reading

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