Category Archives: Diary

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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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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Outside the Frame-Notes from my Reading journal-2017

“It’s – just – light a little candle” Nurse-Una Brownly- a nurse from Livingstonia Mission, Malawi In Paul Theroux’s –Dark Star Safari- Overland from Cairo to Cape Town-page 311 “Many an object is not seen, though it falls within the … Continue reading

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Retelling the Stories of our Community-Museums as Thinking places

When one goes into a group experience, one goes in as an individual but the impact and growth are immense if one tries to imbibe the group personality and lessons learned. Looking back at 2017- I recall some interesting walks … Continue reading

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The Santa Parade-2017-Mississauga

No man stands so tall As when he stoops to Help a Child Shriners Hospital for Children     The Santa Parade in Mississauga –Erin Mills made an occasion for many layers of discussions and reflection about the way life … Continue reading

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Benares-Maps

Recently my mother’s sisters went to Benares, where they grew up in 1950s/60s.     In a collage in my house, I have a picture of the Uniyal family, of Benares, in the 1960s. Now, around 50 years down the … Continue reading

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