How Time Lies

We’ve come such a long way, it seems. Time not only flies, but also lies. Depending on circumstances, it seems like a long time, or just yesterday. When I went to pick Vidur up from school today, guess who tapped my shoulder? Ms Ambili – and she had Mahith with...

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Ready. Get Set. Go.

School reopened today – A new academic year! Of course, I hung around to enjoy the morning assembly and found it exciting, as always, to sing Jana Gana Mana loudly with the kids, much to the amusement of the parents standing around me. Well – what can I say? Proud...

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No.1

Vidur got his results yesterday – First Rank. How I wish you were here to see him. After the class teacher handed over the report card and told me he was first in class, I just couldn’t control myself. I sobbed and sobbed and sobbed. I was thinking – how...

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My Dear Naanu…

Hi Naanu ! I hope you are happy in heaven. I have some good news for you…we have bought some Suraiya and Noor Jehan movies. Well, I haven’t seen all of them but the ones I saw (Badi Bahen, Dillagi, Khandan) were superb, the movies and the songs. I thought...

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Wish You Were Here, Naturally.

You might think that after being in a job that involved field work – and being out in the 47 degree sun – I might be kind of blase about a mere 41 – but no, Mi. 🙂 The stamina has depleted. I can only think about the racks of...

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Memory

I just remembered how you’d laugh at me for constantly listening to a song I got besotted with, until I got over it….here’s one of them – you also enjoyed listening to this. Quite easily one of the nicest no? What a strong voice…I suddenly remembered this song – and...

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Peggy’s home!

Some time in the recent past….. I drop Vidur off at school as usual after the morning rush of packing lunches and making breakfasts and sneaking sips of coffee in between. On the way back home, I stop to shop groceries and other stuff…  I leave the supermarket with multiple...

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