Fine Threads

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I ordered a couple of blouses online while browsing a site I visit regularly, Mi. I am using your blouses, but I am missing a black and red. I ordered two sizes too large because the fit is better for me in terms of neck depth and blouse height when...


The Wash Program

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I decided to wash some clothes today. I suppose I could have washed on a daily basis, but then, with clothes that can be machine washed, why bother? So I waited till the weekened to build up a load. Then of course, I took one guilty look at my special...


Walking on sunshine

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Ya know when I was walking on the terrace yesterday, Mi, and missing Vidur as usual, I couldn’t help thinking how lucky I am. And so, I lapsed into a conversation in my head with you and Vidur in turns. As I looked up at the blue sky and the...


Teething Trouble

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I was enjoying a cup of steamed sprouts last week, Mi. I thought I bit something a bit harder than it should have been and assumed it must be a stone that I had missed in the sprouts. You know how it is – even though we sift and clean...


Settling Down


Vidur is slowly settling into his new life, Mi. You’d be proud of him. I think it is always harder for us as parents to adjust. Children obviously will face challenges, struggle and try to tackle them in their own way, and then carry on as they get busy with several...


This Time Last Year

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This time last year we were all busy settling into the new academic year for what seemed like the most crucial school year for Vidur, Mi. I am in a bit of a trance over how much water has flown under that bridge! After a hectic year that included mostly...


Liquid Gold or Honey?

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Last week Tanu called as usual and said she had to tell me something before we launched into our marathon conversation, Mi. I had messaged her earlier in the day to tell her my sugar was a bit “up”. So here’s what she said: Take a 1 inch piece of a...

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