Monthly Archives: January 2011

Our Kul tree

The kul (Indian plum) tree in our courtyard was the envy of our neighbors. This time of the year the tree used to be loaded with the sweetest kul I have ever tasted. As students in Bengal, it was forbidden to … Continue reading

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Trip down memory lane…

Once you have travelled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey. — Pat Conroy How true is that? A trip may last … Continue reading

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Graduation ceremony. The very mention of it evokes a lot of memories that are lovely. My Graduation ceremony is still green in my memory. The auditorium, bright lights, dignitaries, happy faces, proud parents and emotional moments. It was a ceremony that … Continue reading

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18-year-old or 18-year-young?

Certainly, you will agree when I say that your 18th birthday is very close to your heart just like it is for me. But how was this birthday so different hence so memorable in my life? Read on. The year … Continue reading

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Ring in the new, preserve the old.

The start of a new year is always filled with possibility. And the ever-present new year resolutions. A new year also means we’re one more year older, we’ve made one more year’s worth of memories. How about making a resolution … Continue reading

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