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The Rock

Next door to the hotel at which we stayed was the residence of a retired judge; a huge rambling old place that fit the role of a hill-station bungalow to a T. On its grounds, untouched and moss covered, lay this huge boulder, about 12 feet high, old as the Himalayas. Oh, what a lovely … Continue reading

Mundane Mondays #49

Silly picture, I know, but my mother recently reminded me that we used to make paper pistols for games in schools and I made one for my daughter (and was surprised that I still remembered how to make one).

Bakeman’s menagerie

I don’t know how many here are old enough to remember Bakeman’s bread. Bakeman’s was a UP based company that was big in the breads and biscuit segment in northern India back in the 80s. I grew up on a steady diet of their products. They disappeared from the scene in the 90s and folded up, … Continue reading

When was the last time you did this?

  Come to think of it, when did I last do this?

5 days, 5 photos. Day 3 – The Village School

I’ve done this before, but I’ll do it again. Hi, I’m mad, in case we haven’t met! The Rules: The challenge is – “Post a photo each day for five consecutive days and attach a story to the photo. It can be fiction or non-fiction, a poem or a short paragraph and each day nominate … Continue reading

Childhood revisited

Took the day off from work to take my daughter to her pre-school orientation. They ask some parent/guardian to come along the first few days so the child isn’t overwhelmed by the new environment. The play area reminded me so much of my early school days. Grass and sand, not cement underfoot. Shady mango trees … Continue reading

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