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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 Indian Crow


The sun is not visible today, but it’s heat can still be felt. I stand on my balcony, looking at the traffic at the junction. My attention is diverted by a streak of bright yellow that is flitting between the … Continue reading

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‘Creating’ memories


The days are flying, and there are days when time seems to have vanished between sunrise and sunset. I try to recall what I did or what I ate, but I am simply not able to remember. Where did the … Continue reading

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Scratches on the table


I sit on the dining table, working on my laptop. I absently run my hand on the surface of the table, and realize that the surface has become rough and filled with scratches – the result of Bayblades tested on … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Love


There are two sides to motherhood. On one side is when you are a child and receive the love of a mother; on the other side is when you are a mother and give your love to your child(ren). And you … Continue reading

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Chocolate


My kids are now at an age where they want variety in their food. From a limited menu of around twenty dishes, their taste buds have suddenly exploded to include new tastes and flavours.  However, one flavour that is a … Continue reading

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Walls


It only seems like yesterday that my son used his crayons to doodle on the walls of our home. Small squiggles, mountains with the a smiling sun peeping in between and random shapes; the wall was a work of art … Continue reading

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If I had the time….


This evening, as I stood on my balcony gazing up at the sky, I admired the fluffy clouds moving gently across the sky. I smiled, as I remembered a game that we played as kids, when we would lie on … Continue reading

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The humble ‘upma’


South Indian cooking has a very long list of tasty dishes from its four states; dishes that range from spicy to tangy to salty to sweet, and many other flavours. There are a few dishes that are common to all … Continue reading

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Mom’s kitchen


The kids are back from school. The humidity is killing, and they look visibly relieved to be back in the cool confines of our home. I get started with preparations to make dosa, a South Indian delicacy that lends itself … Continue reading

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