Tag Archives: Canada

Selfish ?

Paul Theroux says in his book-Dark Star Safari that he despised the word- Retired- and equated it with surrender. On occasion of Canada 150, I spent some time reflecting on facets of Canadian life -through discussions with Seniors and reviewing my Reading Journal Continue reading

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Around Father’s day-2017

My father introduced me to libraries, inculcated the love of the written word in me, and over the years, this has enriched life in many ways. Continue reading

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Around Mother’s Day-2017

My father lost his mother when he was less than five years old. His Elder Cousin sisters shaped his life and family experiences in many ways. As their grandsons got married recently, I looked back at some legacies and places associated with the family. Continue reading

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Every Object has a story

As Canada celebrates its 150 years, I reflect on some art works which tell aspects of our Story

“I think of the hands of the sewers in Piece Work as mano d’oro [hands of gold]. Like alchemists they transform one element into another; their exacting labour turns fabric into dollars, dollars into bread.”
Sara Angelucci
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Around Christmas 2016

Readings-Brother Lawrence-1666-That in the winter , seeing a tree stripped of its leaves, and considering that within a little time the leaves would be renewed and after that the flowers and fruit appear, he received a high view of the Providence and Power of God, which has never since been effaced from his soul. Continue reading

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The Adaptor

16.12.16-Mississauga Diary- went to the Discount store at Dundas-Hurontario and found the adaptor for the European plugs, made a toast with a toaster gifted by a friend in Tripoli, and now have put on the Computer which I had got … 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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