Monthly Archives: August 2015

Preparing Khichuri

My first day in the kitchen was a disaster. In my eagerness to appease my better half by cooking for him I asked Radha di, the kitchen help to take the day off.  I was confident that my years of … Continue reading

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Thursday Tiny Tales – 2

Holding up flags and shouting slogans a fearless young man leading the group advanced towards the government building. Uniformed men armed with guns stood guard and looked at them menacingly ready to challenge their entry. They charged on the group with … Continue reading

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Birthdays: Then and Now

Two days from now I will turn a year older. I am not quite happy. This was not so when I was a child. Back in time, birthdays was the best time. You were made to feel so special. I always … Continue reading

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Trapped

 I can’t get the image out of my head.  He touched my cheek and slowly tucked a strand of hair behind my ear. He brought his face close to mine. I had my eyes closed tight in a feeble attempt … Continue reading

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Thursday Tiny Tales – 1

Hunger gnawing at her stomach, she walked rapidly towards her hostel bitterly regretting her decision to skip breakfast. Metaphysical poetry seemed absurd when images of hot sambar sadam had filled her mind. She stood at the edge of the road waiting … Continue reading

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Remembering Kishore Kumar

Kishore Kumar, the man who sang his way into the hearts of millions of Indians across two decades was born on this day, 4 August 1929. A man of multiple talents, he was primarily renowned for his singing talent. His … Continue reading

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