Category Archives: Everyday History

Remembering Kader Mia

In an attempt to synthesize and apply the lessons learnt in Art of Reading – by Tim Spurgin, on a Non-Fiction work, we came across the characters like Kader Mia ..a worker who was killed in the violence that followed the partition of British India Continue reading

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Remembering Upper Kaithu-Shimla-Father’s Day-2016

The phone to India , remembering our family, parents, and talk to my sister, made me recall the times when we used to go to Shimla- to Upper Kaithu Bazaar. Played the following song of Dost-1974….Gaadi Bula rahi hai-Chalna hi … 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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Year End Diary-Notes-2015

Home is not only a place to stay, as a physical space, but also a concept. A place where the family memorabilia are kept , shared Continue reading

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Walks- with Sahil

Non profits organizations establish “the functioning community and functioning democracy of tomorrow”. This year, through a deeper touch with some such voluntary organizations which impact culture.Over walks , we discussed themes like 21st century-work instruments like the Laptop. Continue reading

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Walks and meditations around Riverwood-Mississauga

Riverwood has been a place where we go for long walks to reflect and not get caught in the many marketing traps which await new immigrants. Of course, as we tell persons who try to seek justification in their path by forcing it down others throats, thus revealing their insecurities, that there is no one right path, no one standard medicine which will cure all issues, no single dress which will fit everyone for all occasions. Continue reading

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Angry

Every man`s life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguishes one man from another.
Papa Hemingway
..My friend BJ is angry and there are many reasons and details which feed his anger. Almost a hundred years down the time when Hemingway took part in World War I- I see the details of the life of a man negotiating through different layers, in war torn Libya Continue reading

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