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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 Great Wall and Time


The sun’s heat is scorching. We walk at a steady pace, completely awed.  We are at the Great Wall of China.  Before we reach the starting point, our guide briefs us about the Wall and its history, and loads us … Continue reading

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Tropizens 


I keep reading blogs that talk about Spring; and am reminded of the animated movie Bambi, where all the animals in the jungle celebrate Spring by breaking into a song-dance routine. Spring – when flowers bloom, when butterflies flutter, and … Continue reading

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A moment in time…


Recently, as I browsed through my digital photo archives, I came across this picture of my son, when he has 3 years old. I still remember – it was a cold, windy day, and we were on a windmill farm … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of a Ladies Trip


We are in Chennai. A bustling metropolis. Four women, who have travelled to this city to attend the dance debut of one of our mutual friends’ daughters. All of us arrive the night before, from different places. The excitement of … Continue reading

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Letter mirrors


A few years ago, when my Dad passed away, and my mom was clearing out some old stuff, she chanced upon a bundle of letters that I had written to my parents, when I was in my twenties and  working … Continue reading

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My Doll Display – Part 4


Today’s featured dolls are from The Masai Maara Tribe in Kenya, Africa, from our trip there. We visited the Masai Village on our trip to Kenya, a couple of years back.  These dolls are from there. We spent a fascinating … Continue reading

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The lost suitcase


My friend and I recently took a domestic flight in India, to attend the silver wedding anniversary celebrations of one of our very dear friends. Each of us had checked-in a small suitcase. The flight was a short one, and … Continue reading

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There’s no place like home


So, after a month-long holiday we are back home – with huge suitcases and many, many bags of crazy shopping,  great memories and thousands of photographs. We lug all the bags up the lift. When we finally turn the key … Continue reading

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A feeling of timelessness – Siem Reap, Cambodia


We are in Siem Reap, Cambodia, drinking in the beauty of a thousand years.  As we ride on the tuk-tuk from one ancient temple to another, a feeling of timelessness grips me. The volcanic rocks that the temples are built from, … Continue reading

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