Category Archives: Family

Grammar Police.

Apart from pre-installed spellcheck in my blog programme, I have another human keeping a careful watch over my blog posts. She has an MA in English Literature and was also a popular lecturer in two famous colleges for ladies in … Continue reading

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Brilliant Solution.

My very dear friends N and A have been married for over half a century and like all such long lasting marriages, have their idiosyncrasies. One particular trait is whenever A talks to me on the phone, I can hear … Continue reading

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She Mothers Me!

This is a photograph of me reading my kindle while Chutki blissfully is asleep on the floor next to me. When my son and daughter in love are not at home, this is how she keeps an eye on me. … Continue reading

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Like MIL Like DIL?

I was busy attending to my email etc on the computer when my daughter in love said: “Appadum, would you like to see what your DIL is doing? Just what the MIL of this home used to do?” So, I … Continue reading

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Upbringing.

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Adult Situations.

Thank you Sandeep.

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Special Day.

For me, September 30 has always been a very special day as it is the birthday of three very special people in my life. The first, my late younger brother Arvind who would have been 74 yesterday had he just … Continue reading

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What Do Retired People Do?

At around 10.30 AM every Sunday without fail, my Godson ND will ring me up to catch up with or share any news that may have transpired the previous week. I always end the call with the quip that he … Continue reading

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The Way We Were.

There are some days when one gets hit with more than a couple of reminders of how fragile life is and today is one of those. First in the morning, I rang up my elder cousin to wish him on … Continue reading

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A Unicorn Came Calling.

This is Simone. Isn’t she the cutest little girl that you ever saw? She is our neighbourhood’s Dennis but not the Menace. I am not the neighbourhood’s Mr. Wilson.  I simply cannot be. Chutki is the neighbourhood’s BFF.

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