Monthly Archives: October 2011

Writing workshops with Mayank

My nephew Mayank is nine years old, full of energy and jumped around many times as we recorded his experiences of a recent trip to Agra region-The Fatehpur Sikri and Taj Group of monuments.   His is an innocent world-He was … Continue reading

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Walks by Alaknanda

Someone told me that XYZ  is my only remaining link to a particular place. I listened quietly, as one has to , when one has stayed out for long. Many opinions come, trying to pull you in their direction, push you into … Continue reading

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Is a diary a blog-Reflecting on the seeds of time

No! A diary is a more personal and intimate document, wrote one colleague of mine. I have been a regular diarist since 1983. I wondered at times, as blogging became more prevalent, what is the difference? At times there is … Continue reading

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Unpacking and Packing my library

“ There are no instructions for you”                      Answer of a senior diplomat to his driver                    who drove him from Tripoli to Tunis                   when the conflict started in February “The experience of migrant or diasporic people is central … Continue reading

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