Reminiscing Old Times

When we were growing up, there used to be a berwala right outside the school bus stop. We would buy an assortment of tangy eatables from him like ber (Indian plums of varied types), imili (raw and ready tamarind), fresh Saunf  (fennel seeds and flowers), kairis (raw mangoes) and star fruits. This one that I…

An Ode to A Legacy Unquestioned

Its Father’s Day again, a more western holiday that has little relevance in our context. But considering the amount of international exposure thanks to television and the Internet, the Indian culture of valuing relationships seems to be trending, with a twist. So jumping on to the bandwagon, here is my ode to the man I…