Tag Archives: Indian Diaspora

Welcome Committee

In previous years, we welcomed the family members from other countries and I told my sons to form a “Welcome committee” and try to arrange gifts, plan out places to visit, and get a sense of the extended family in … 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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Benares-Maps

Recently my mother’s sisters went to Benares, where they grew up in 1950s/60s.     In a collage in my house, I have a picture of the Uniyal family, of Benares, in the 1960s. Now, around 50 years down the … 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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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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