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Neighbours


Today, we have more smartphones and tablets than the number of members in a family. We sit on our couches or slouch on our beds, busy connecting with people from around the world. But the world was not like this … Continue reading

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The Bulbul’s message


We are at my mom’s, enjoying our summer vacation. We have just had a sumptuous lunch. The children and their cousins are playing a board game in one of the bedrooms. All the adults are seated or stretched out in … Continue reading

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Of Barking, Running & Bonding…


My husband and I hail from the same State in India. However, my husband’s ancestors moved to a neighbouring state around 80 years ago. So, though we share the same mother tongue, my husband’s version is laced heavily with borrowed … Continue reading

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An Ode to My Aunt


My aunt, my Dad’s older sister, was diagnosed with polio at the age of eight. She lost strength in her legs and had to walk with special shoes. Feeling shy and awkward she dropped out of school and was home-schooled … Continue reading

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