Category Archives: Family

The First Born.

I am a first born. I was followed by two more brothers before the much wanted sister arrived on the scene. I can relate. We would have liked to have had more children than the only one we did but … Continue reading

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Cheer Leaders.

My grand niece, four year old JR and her father my nephew SR had this remarkable conversation during a session of watching an IPL cricket match. Simon : Watching IPL with Josephine and she says ‘I want to be one … Continue reading

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I Am A Softy.

We call this Softy Ice-cream here. No, I don’t mean that I am that. When it comes to children, I become all soft and gooey gooey. This is a photograph of my grand nephew Finlay escorting his little sister Josephine … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger 25. Friday The 13th.

Friday the 13th is considered to be unlucky in Western superstition. In India, thanks to centuries of colonialism, many Indians exposed to such ideas also consider it to be unlucky. I personally have not done so but often wonder once … Continue reading

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Wasting Time.

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A Good Night’s Sleep – Hopefully.

Since about two months ago I have been having constant pain in the upper back and finally it was diagnosed about two weeks ago as fibromyalgia. During the day time it is manageable but when I sleep if I have … Continue reading

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The Wisest Person On Earth.

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Checked Out Characters.

I have this remarkable young friend who keeps stumping me with singular insights and terminology that sometimes zaps me. We were discussing some personalities yesterday and he came up with a description of two people I know as Checked Out … Continue reading

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Kids.

In a WhatsApp group, a friend of mine with two teenage kids posted a link to this article with the comment that she agreed that kids should not be the most important things in one’s life. While trying to open … Continue reading

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Calm After The Storm.

“What screws us up most in life is the picture in our head of how it is supposed to be.” ~ Anonymous. I had many storms in my life just like everyone else does. Almost all of them were minor … Continue reading

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