On Tracking and Clubs

Write down all the moves, this will help improve your game

Bharat bhai-on Tracking

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Chess-moves-Tracking

As I saw Sahil and his uncle-Bharat Mama play chess, I remembered many such games I had played with my father, uncles, and grandfather in the 70s/80s, and how this was- along with the walking clubs, reading groups, one of the first clubs I became part of, informally, which added a great richness to life.

WALKING CLUB

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KARIYA PARK-MISSISSAUGA-July 2018

Around Father’s day, we had gone for walks, to Kariya Park area, and remembered previous walks-over yesteryears-with Father Figures of the community in Malta-2012, where we had even gone to the Cemetery at Floriana and paid respects to seniors of times gone by.

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FLORIANA-MALTA

See blog https://prashantbhatt.com/2012/06/19/fathers-day-walk/

The first ever walking club I remember was of the Pune of the 1970s when we would go for early morning walks – See blog-

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WALKS-RAS AL HILAAL-SUSA-JEBEL AKHDAR-Green Mountains-Eastern Libya-2006

https://prashantbhatt.com/2008/08/19/walkers-at-lullanagar/

BOOK CLUB

When asked what gift I want from Mumbai, I told to bring Those days-the translation of Sunil Gangopadhyaya’s novel-Sei Samay- by Aruna Chakravarti.

We read some parts of the novel in Riverwood…

 

In the year 2017-2018 we had discussed –Anthony Doerr’s novel-All the

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READING JOURNAL

I integrated some parts of my Reading Journal into the Reading-Walking Diary I keep –especially in Summer months- going out to open spaces like Riverwood, Port Credit, Hamilton mountain locations and sitting and reading/discussing

See Blog- https://wp.me/piL5Q-1li

 

Some interesting insights after discussions on Doerr’s novel

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  • As a genre I do not like reading war novels….

 

  • What about the French Resistance Kangaroo courts…

 

  • Bildungsroman novels- Sunil Gangopadhyay’s –Sei Samay-Those Days

 

END NOTE- FAMILY WALKS..

This was a unique visit of Bharat bhai and family with parents visiting from India

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KARIYA-PARK- 2018-July ..Many journeys remembered.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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About prashant bhatt

A doctor in Imaging, photographer, writer likes to read and travel. A regular diarist, journaling since 1983 Reading journal : gracereadings.com
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