The Show Must Go On

Mi ! The days have begun to get warmer – and these days I rush home straight after dropping Vidur at school, namely because I think I ought to plan the shopping and only do it twice a week, at most. And, more importantly, because the powercut is from 9...

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Of Happier Times

Mi, Got up as usual and turned the radio on at 7 for ‘bhoole bisre geet’ on vividh bharti and what should I hear but one of our favorite Asha Bhonsle-O P Nayyar songs. I recalled how sweetly you used to sing this song – here it is, courtesy YouTube....

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Moving Experience

Mi ~ Vidur and I dropped by at the Seva Sadan yesterday evening around 7.45 pm as we had arranged for the day’s meals. We thought it might be a good idea to drop in during dinner. The lady there speaks only Kannada and I had some good practice with...

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A New Era

Mi, I am feverishly searching for that little diary in which I fervently wrote down our very own home recipes in shorthand. We NEED pulikachal – you know that bottle has come to the stage where we can only wipe it. We were planning to make it on Feb 3...

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For The First Time Ever

Mi,For the first time, ever in my life, I did not hand over cash received, to you, in your hands. I always followed the practice of giving you any money I received – be it check or cash. I felt so bad yesterday when I brought home my usual monthly...

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Thursday – And a piece of childhood

This morning I woke up dreaming of childhood Thursdays when we used to have the day off from school. Yep – our school had Thursdays off! No idea why. Saturdays were half-days and of course, Sunday was off too. I studied in Little Flower Primary School, Gundawli, Andheri East, Mumbai....

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Home, But Not So Alone!

Yo Mi! After Vidur returned from school yesterday, things felt more normal again.  And of course, we had fun – but only after he finished his homework. Phew! The little dude just went on and on writing his Hindi homework – and then decorated the hell out of it with...

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