Category Archives: Reading Journal

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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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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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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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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Reading journals-On Characters

  Asking questions, keeping files, making reading journals make the reading process more rich. Let us look at some characters-brought to life by the director David Lean. A PASSAGE TO INDIA This summer we went into dissection of some characters. … Continue reading

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