Category Archives: Diary

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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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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