Category Archives: Diary

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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Reflections-through architecture, learning, talks

The home is the lens, through which we get our first look at marriage and all civic duties. It is the clinic where , by conversation and attitude, impressions are created with respect to sobriety and reverence, it is the … Continue reading

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New Memories Project

“Maintain your relation with your sister. If someone returns after 20 years, and wants to then rebuild that relation, he will find that people have moved on in life.Applying his words in my context, I have maintained a –New Memories Project- with my sister and extended family in India. Continue reading

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Collections make Connections

We spent a few days in my house in Palam Vihar (Nov 2016) Did a lot of cleaning and review of collections. This is an emblem from my father’s days in Nagaland -1979. Behind it is a painting in wood, … Continue reading

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Journeys together

Today was the birthday of my father. In the morning, I explained in my own way, the journeys from Garhwal, to Shimla to Delhi,which one of our forefathers-Rama Bhatt undertook in later part of the 19th century. His son Brahmi … Continue reading

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Walks with Divya

  Was remembering my niece- Divya on her birthday. And the times when I would sit in Jasola, and tell her to write joint journal together. Of the times we went walking to Purana Qila- and then saw the Company … Continue reading

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Readings and walks

Tripoli notes- This year, I separated my Reading journal into a different website. Gracereadings.com (links are given below Letters– In the past year, I consciously developed the theme of –Write a letter to a loved one who has passed way-and … Continue reading

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