Tag Archives: Reflections

Zoos we walked in -Covid19 lockdown notes

Lock down notes-Reconnecting with institutions we have been associated with. In our home library, we have books, journals (personal diaries and  subject specific journals) and albums of photographs (some of which have been converted into videos). As we have more … 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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Seeing Life at the slow shutter speed

As some friends read the article remembering Lodhi gardens,Delhi ( https://prashantbhatt.com/2012/10/19/our-journeys-together/ ), they asked me to write about the different sites where we had so many lovely evenings . “The next article should be about Hauz Khas”. Another friend remembered … Continue reading

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Skype parenting?

Recently I was having a conversation with a friend over skype. He, like me, is living and working in the Arab world. He has a son, who is as old as my younger son, and we were discussing notes on … Continue reading

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Some Field notes

Have been visiting museums and reflecting on them for many decades. Field Museum-Chicago      Watching T-rex and the related movies and the many exhibits painstakingly collected in the Field Museum at Chicago made me remember the following words of the scientist and … Continue reading

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  During the KEM days, Father Agnel ashram was one of our regular features. The spiritual traditions of India have a richness whereby different religious trends have been merged into the life of the Indian subcontinent.   The pigeons at … Continue reading

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After Ramadan-Eid, Gandhi Jayanti and Navratras

After Ramadan-Eid, Gandhi Jayanti and Navratras   Consumerist festivities   Growing up and going through life hearing the accounts of festivals and parties enjoyed by others. Navratras are going on in India. The children are enjoying this bonanza. The different … Continue reading

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