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For the Love of a River

There is something about a river that draws me to it. I yearn to be by the side of a river somewhere, anywhere. To stare into its glittering evanescence, always changing and yet always its same fluid self—gives me a

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Love of the Land

“It will come to you, this love of the land. There’s no gettin’ away from it if you’re Irish.” – Gerald O’Hara in Gone with the Wind My friends and I went out to watch Kamal Haasan’s Vishwaroopam yesterday. While

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No Time to Grieve

I was told that ancient Hindus allowed time for everything. In life one was expected to experience all the emotions – joy, sadness, anger, fear, hope, betrayal – and that, they believed, was the key to self-realisation. As an apparent

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Rakhi Ideas

I can do with some good news now. I realise I’ve been doing heavy duty here on my blog pages for months together. And so, here’s a breaker. Owing to my boyfriend’s absence from the scene and Rakhi having fallen

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My Grandfather’s Suitcase

Recently, I went on a whirlwind trip to see my ailing parents. Once there, I heard that my aunt, who lives alone since my uncle passed away, is unwell too. I dropped by to see her with some sundry stuff

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