Monthly Archives: April 2014

Violence in the Village

I recollect the threat of lurking violence when I visited the village as a child through the Seventies. My grandmother protected this city kid by dictat to sundry country cousins; she knew the village community had a lot not going for … Continue reading

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Vasanta Ritu, Spring in my Step

The Indian Spring – Basant Ritu – is upon us from the 23rd of March, and the flowers are in full bloom. Another winter – Shishir Ritu –  has been wistfully bid adieu as we gird up for the onslaught of heat – … Continue reading

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