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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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Walks and conversations-Year end notes-2016

“The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.” Plutarch Was going through some walks, conversations, experiences of 2016. Here are some video journals with Himalaya Hitkar society, in Uttarakhand, Garhwal Himalayas, India. Mr.Sudhir … Continue reading

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Maturing or Prospering..perspectives

Pulitzer Prize– winning author Alexander Solzhenitsyn spent eight years in prison during the Soviet era for criticizing Joseph Stalin. He went into prison an atheist and came out a person of faith . The experience didn’t leave him bitter. It … Continue reading

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And their eyes were my eyes.

Many nuances of life came alive as we sat in Palam Vihar, seeing video diaries, photojournals and remembering the days gone by

Devraj bhai said – “Mummy kindled a love of literature in me.” Continue reading

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A 200 year old work table

The work table also had a more personal purpose , as in this example which is fitted with an adjustable writing board. It is a reminder of the lost art of personal writing where, through letters, diaries and journals, women contributed greatly to the preservation of memories of the past Continue reading

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Darwin’s dreamponds

The walk through the zoo brought back many memories and created new ones. The cub will complete one year on Nov 9. Adopting an animal adds connection The cichlids of Lake Malawi The Giant panda

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Readings and collections-Mississauga

“The Percy Jackson stories and the Canadian book of Poetry are the favorite books of my personal library” Sagar-my elder son answered as we went through Walter Benjamin’s essay -Unpacking My Library-in which the author remembers the different places, events, … Continue reading

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