This Is Where I Belong

It is barely 7am as I open the door – a light winter rain has just stopped and the farsh is drying off. Everything is deceptively silent. Silent till you realise the what is really missing is just the sound of the traffic and household which drowns the more subtle of the sounds. As soon […]

Kid speak – Speechless

Aasim: (bored look) My life is so empty… We: (eyes wide jaws dropping) Huh, why betaa? Aasim: I want a brother! Swati: But you don’t want to share anything with any younger child and if you have a younger sibling you cannot sleep with Mamma when you want… Aasim: (walking out) Ouf ho, you don’t […]

Aasim’s 7th Birthday

Yesterday Aasim celebrated his 7th birthday in his usual “call everyone in the class” party, co-incidentally yesterday was also the last paper of the children’s first serious exam and beginning of the Divali vacation. This combined effect was no less than expected. The party soon lost all semblance to an organised gathering with the mob […]

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