Monthly Archives: September 2017

On Poems and jottings

My uncle’s poems evoke many memories. Writing notes, letters, jottings are part of a family tradition of ours.Our family is originally from the Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarakhand. Continue reading

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Reading journals-On Characters

  Asking questions, keeping files, making reading journals make the reading process more rich. Let us look at some characters-brought to life by the director David Lean. A PASSAGE TO INDIA This summer we went into dissection of some characters. … Continue reading

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Flow and Happiness

In his book-Flow-Mihaly Ciskszentmihalyi writes- On Reading The skills involved in reading include not only literacy but also the ability to translate words into images, to empathize with fictional characters, to recognize historical and cultural contexts, to anticipate turns of … Continue reading

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