We are proud of Bharati Balu. Again.

N Balasubramanian, Balu Thatha to Vidur, and “Appa” to Sury, and consequently, fondly, Appa to me – is being honored yet again. This time, he has donated his rare collection of vintage Bharatiana – archival material, literary and photographical on Mahakavi Bharati – a library-load of books and exhibition material...

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And some fresh beginnings

This week, we had an invite to a wedding we were looking forward to attending, but could not. As mama would say, I was indisposed. Okay, not even well enough to go spend 2-3 hours somewhere. And strangely, I did feel bad about not going. Sigh. On a happier note,...

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Of deaths

The week that went by was quite eventful. We experienced the death and sad loss of our illustrious neighbor Mr Santosh Kumar Gulvady, who passed away quite suddenly at age 72. As usual he went downstairs, after chatting with the neighbors on the same floor, to check the post box....

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My life changing device(s)

Or what I probably couldn’t/wouldn’t live without. This post is for the “Your Life changing device”  contest over at BlogAdda. I have more than one life changing device in my life. I really tried zero-ing down to just one, but found that there had to be at least a top...

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Last night…

I felt very happy as I went off to bed, into my cozy warm quilt. The satisfaction came from cleaning up the kitchen more in detail than usual, and anticipating waking up in the morning to everything ready and waiting. Ah, but Murphy’s law kicked in. After a rested night,...

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Finally.

The dental work is over, at least for the next three  months, when the dentist has advised me to visit for a check up. 😀 These are busy days. I am harnessing my restlessness to do something productive. Who knows, maybe I AM getting older. Not in the head though....

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My oldest book, its memories

…and why I won’t ever let it go.”  Thanks, BlogAdda and Aditi, for choosing my entry – this post – as a winner. When I saw this title as the next BlogAdda contest topic, it got me thinking. Not for long, though.  When I was five, I had this lovely...

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