A trip down the memory lanes of Calcutta, in India where I learnt about celebrating Christmas and what it stood for!
This summer season has rekindled memories and brought back an old, childhood habit.
Quoting my favourite, Nora Ephron, from one of her essays as a journalist : “I will tell you something else: they didn’t drink wine back in the early fifties and sixties. Nobody knew about wine. I mean, someone did, obviously, but most people drank hard liquor all the way through dinner. Recently, I saw a movie inContinue reading “Perils of having a good memory”
Conversing with a tweet-friend earlier today, I was reminded of my childhood days. I spent a good ten years of that in the then Bihar, one of the eastern states in India, growing up in the wild among hills! It is an iron-ore mining township, located above and among the hills of the Bonai range. LifeContinue reading “PHOTO: #ThrowbackThursday To ‘The Land Of Clouds’”
A girl all of fifteen So genial and genteel, Swayed like a tree At her favorite spot, by the sea; Her giggles filled the air With a charm quite rare; She picked her pebbles And blew those soap bubbles, Which naughtily at times chose To pop right on her nose; Those waves kissed her feetContinue reading “The Wait”