Hide And Peek

That’s what Ms Lizzie is doing. I awoke this morning and while in the bathroom, sensed a movement. Yet to wear my glasses, I was not sure if I imagined it. Then, definitely saw it move. Literally scared the shit out of me, I can tell you. I stood at...

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Feeling hot, hot, hot!

And not for the obvious reasons! Its sweltering out here, Mi – and every time I see the Horlicks carton, I think of you fanning yourself 😀 and how Vidur would sneak in between you and the fan! My head is constantly damp. I keep thinking I will get a...

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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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