Category Zephyr Times
I have collected everything from pebbles to seashells to stamps to books, to sundry other stuff including carefully smoothed out candy wrappers over the years. I thought of them as hobbies, but all of them eventually disappeared – either given away, lost or simply discarded. But one collection has not only remained intact, but has […]
We go through life collecting treasures of precious memories — to hold close to our heart and pull out one at a time to savour at leisure.
The issues confronting women were and still are infinitely more serious and life-changing than making choices about the size one wants to be, go pubbing or have sex outside marriage.
The boy had learnt his lesson in compassion from two mice – one a big field rat in a trap and one a tiny dead mouse.
A pencil extender from my childhood set this post off.
Though I had lived in cities with some beautiful rivers, it wasn’t till I set my eyes on the Ganga that I fell in love with a river for the first time in my life.
Most of the children who came to her library knew her only as Library Aunty and the name stuck.
All it needs to brighten up an aged, lined face is a smile and a crown of grey/silver.
….the things we shared, but most of all the love, as children, as adults. It makes me smile, even if my eyes mist over….
Don’t you fast during Navaratras? my maid asked me. ‘No, we make a feast for the goddess and eat it,’ I replied, much to her disgust.