Category Archives: Childhood

A Coastal Summer

an intense nocturnal downpour, thunder struck the neighbouring tree, my heart crumbled. i woke up in a far away land by a vast and murky sea, unable to smell salt or hear the water sing. pondering on the sweltering weather, … Continue reading

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It smells like Christmas, again…

Christmas means enjoying gusts of crisp cold winds, While chomping on choco-rum balls, and marzipan rinds. Christmas means warm boots and sweet sunshine. And, greeting friends and family over generous gulps of mulled wine. Christmas means memories of a childhood … Continue reading

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In Search of Tradition

This post comes a bit late due to a rather demanding work and travel schedule; however, better late than never! And, this one is for all ‘Probasi Bengalis’ in their thirties and more, who even after years of living away … Continue reading

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Chasing the Ball – an accidental fan

When I was a little girl in Calcutta, football or soccer, as it’s called in some parts of the world, was a way of life. In this part of India, cricket and tennis were popular, but they still hadn’t seen … Continue reading

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Midnight Musings

Can’t sleep. Somehow the smell of rain, the wind in my hair, the heightened sense of pain is making me acutely sad, and nostalgic for a past I am leaving behind. Uncertain about the future, I wait like an oppressed … Continue reading

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