#LockdownTales I rang in my 51 birthday with a saree that was gifted to me by my dearest friend Geetu for my 50th birthday :). Since I had already got my special saree for my 50th birthday, I kept her gift to be worn for this birthday. Its a beautiful printed silk and has Madhubani … Read more Birthday in a gifted Saree
The following picture is of a school in Vienna on the Graf Starhemberger Strasse. Around 2 pm when the school closed for the day, mothers have come to take their children back home. There is not a single child being taken home in a car. They are either walking or being taken on a cycle. … Read more School in Vienna and School in India
The above picture is from today afternoon around 2.45 pm. Its a traffic jam that occurs every week day around this time and today was no exception. We were returning home from our meeting at Vidya school. This is the Hamilton Court road that leads to Galleria market in DLF Phase 4. Here’s another pic … Read more Hey Ram, ShriRam !
Friday Aug 24, 2018 We spent nearly seven hours at the Oxenholme station on the 24th as the weather forecast was spot on – it did rain every hour or so and sometimes it was a heavy shower. I managed to use the time to come upto speed with the London part of the tour. … Read more Edinburgh Day 1 … Love at first sight
I am a product of Kendriya Vidyalaya, the government run schools, that are especially for the armed forces and other folks whose parents are in transferable jobs. Everyday we had our morning prayers and a thought for the day.. I was remembering the prayer all day today because its so relevant to the times we … Read more Happy Diwali – Light lamps of truth, knowledge and immortality
Nearly six months back Bhagya asked all of us if we had time to get together for a reunion in June 2017 as she was coming over from the US for a family wedding. I was the first one to say yes, little knowing what was in store for us as 2017 dawned. I had … Read more A reunion that almost didn’t happen !
This was written by me on the Hussain Sagar express train on Jan 11, 2003 “This school never closes Until you graduate It opens every day With the Sun, And goes on till you Nod off to sleep… You wade through it Sometimes over sharp stones, Sometimes over mossy ones And some other times, On … Read more Life School
There is much anxiety over which school your children get admission to, what grades they get, what percentages, which college and then there is stress over how much you need to pay as fees. I want to share two people’s educational background and how they have done in life to support my view that success … Read more Elite school # elite life