Residential Schools

My younger brother was 8 years old I guess, when he was sent off to a boarding school in Delhi.  A few years earlier at the age of ten, I had been enrolled in a Public school.  I cannot quite recall my brother’s initial adjustment trauma, but I was miserable for the first few weeks. …

Caravan of Migrants

Three years ago, at the time of launching my first blog on February 13, 2016 I had started with just an idea of where I wanted to go with this venture but had no inkling how long my “junoon” (madness/passion) would last.  A friend had cautioned me to plan ahead, with enough material for at …

Rest your thoughts

One year ago, around this time I had just dipped my toes in untested waters.  I retired after a working life spanning more than four decades across three continents.  I had visualized what my retirement might look like and planned for it, best as I could.  A major item in my “if possible, to do” …