Category Archives: Festivals

Harvest Moon

Leftovers of the feasting beg to be cleaned But my mind is on that sliver of the harvest moon. It is winking as if it knows what’s plaguing me. I wonder about fear and anger of winters past Versus the … 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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When Festivals Coincide

It was a memorable last weekend, to say the least. For starters, it was a long weekend, when we didn’t have to sacrifice a festival holiday. It happened to be the 9th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks that woke the … Continue reading

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