Tag Archives: Indian Diaspora

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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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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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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