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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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The ‘Rasam’ Debate


‘Rasam’ is a South Indian dish. It is a watery soup that is eaten with rice. Rasam is a combination of many tastes – it is spicy, tangy, aromatic, and full of flavour. More than anything, Rasam soothes, comforts and … Continue reading

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Marriage in a Coffee Mug


In the early days of our marriage, my husband and I went out one evening to a home exhibition and sale, as we were setting up our new home, and wanted to buy stuff for the house. There was a … Continue reading

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The Search – A Short Story


It was raining heavily, as she opened the door to the flat. The rain had started without notice, and she was thoroughly drenched. Rivulets of water poured down her body, as she struggled with the many plastic bags, containing grocery … Continue reading

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The Ring – A Short Story


It was an emergency. She was going crazy with worry. She had only two more days. 48 hours. A lot was at stake here. She had this annoying habit of removing all accessories and jewelry that adorned her ears, neck … Continue reading

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A Bride’s Journal


Journal entry #1 The  date for my wedding has been fixed. In two months, I will move to my husband’s house. Sid is a nice guy, in as much as I could glean from the three meetings we have had.  … Continue reading

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