Prem

The late 90’s. As the afternoon drew to a close the cyclone warnings came alive. The wind howled like a banshee. With Sid stuck at work and unable to get home, it was… Continue reading

Lockdown Break!

The Covid-19 pandemic has ensured that most of the world has been under “lockdown” for the last several months. Thoughts of holidays, while enticing, have also had an element of fear. Thus, getting… Continue reading

Madras Station Special

Long train journeys are an irrefutable part of life for most middle-class Indians. They have taken centre stage in all the vacations of our growing up years. And they continued to play a… Continue reading

COVID-19 – Calling For Help!

Please see the bigger picture. No, we do not mean “click on picture to view on full-screen!” (Though you can also do that!) We would like you to really SEE the bigger picture.… Continue reading

A Feast Of Flavors

There are some words that are iconic. One of those is “curry”. It is almost a gastronomic description of India, so synonymous are the two! A few years ago, on a visit to… Continue reading

Sweet Crunch

One of the joys of leading an expatriate life (and yes, there are many challenges too!) is meeting and befriending people from other nationalities. It is a luxury few of us have had… Continue reading

The Building Blocks

Home Is Where Our Stories Are. A theme I have picked up from a Facebook Friend – Labyrinths. Today he wrote a piece after my own heart – about a book on English… Continue reading

The Bead Partition

Labyrinths. A page I have “liked” on Facebook. I enjoy reading his daily post. I may or may not agree with his point of view, but I do pause for a moment and… Continue reading

Masaai Mara – A Brief Glimpse

The Maasai Mara in Kenya, an extension of the Serengeti of Tanzania, is what remains of the famous African Savannah. Its a land we have repeatedly visited. It is addictive! Over the years… Continue reading

Spicing Up The Bitter!

Life brings in people – passing ships at night on a vast ocean. I don’t normally meet most of them ever again. I am normally left with a memory of a pleasant encounter… Continue reading

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