Author Archives: prashant bhatt

About prashant bhatt

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

Diary as a Looking Glass

  The diary is a looking glass. At first it reflects the diarist. But it ends by revealing the reader Stefan Kanfer, in Introduction to Penguin Book of Diaries. Selected by Ronald Blythe * * * * * * * … Continue reading

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Ophir-to-Bassein: Some discussions from our Home Library

The marathons of adventure are to Himalayan peaks, to the Poles, and across the oceans Chris Bonnington-Quest for Adventure   Having a home library is a step different from being part of a public library. Over some discussions and readings, … Continue reading

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Welcome Committee

In previous years, we welcomed the family members from other countries and I told my sons to form a “Welcome committee” and try to arrange gifts, plan out places to visit, and get a sense of the extended family in … Continue reading

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Out of your skin

What are we supposed to get out of this (story, poem, play)? While the formal reading group meets once a month, I read and discussed the same pieces of literature in different locations informally. In the previous book club discussion-(February-2018) … Continue reading

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Around Family Day-2018

A  home library consists of unique books- with related notes- and picture library, and journals-diaries which provide a great resource to gaining and building perspectives. As it becomes a bit warmer, I did my first walk and reading of Riverwood- … Continue reading

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Our trees still grow in Palam

When they first came to Malta in 2010, their grandmother had told me in  a sad voice-

“Give them so much love that they do not miss me.”

It was a tall order, which no one can fulfill, but even if one falls short, it is a good goal to try and measure oneself to. Continue reading

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Here’s to our High School Days-Year End Diary-2017

Where-ever one goes, one finds some aspects of the local community which are interesting and worth learning from and imbibing. Continue reading

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