The warmth of fat old quilts

The warmth of fat old quilts

This winter we decided to change our quilts. It was like the passing of an era. For years we’d used the ones I’d carried from home when I moved to Delhi for my first job, decades ago. These wren’t the light fluffy ethnic creations one finds these days. Nor were they anything like modern comforters. …

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My Travel Scrapbook – A #Review

My Travel Scrapbook – A #Review

When the twins turned toddlers we took our first steps in travelling with them. There was no looking back. Their curiosity and enthusiasm motivated us to step out more frequently as they grew. The first time they took a dip in the sea at Dapoli, climbed a hill at Hathgadh, wandered through the Bhool Bhulaya …

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Manufacture your own happiness

Manufacture your own happiness

Around mid December I went down with a terrible head cold. I know now exactly why they’re called ‘head colds’ – everything neck upwards seemed to have become one fused, throbbing frozen mass of pain. The dependable Mr Murphy had to mix it up with a bit of this and that just to keep things …

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Everything I never told you #BookReview

Everything I never told you #BookReview

Book: Everything I Never Told YouAuthor: Celeste Ng ‘Lydia is dead’ says the opening line of this book. However don’t go into it thinking it to be a thriller and you’ll love it. This is the story of… …a mixed race couple, Marilyn and James Lee, and their children Lydia, Nathan and Hannah. Lydia is […]