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Day: May 8, 2012

Changing families

Changing families

It was around two in the afternoon. It was hot and the fan made slow circles in the air. Nam Ju had come for her English lesson and we were having a pleasant conversation about a Korean lady who provides accommodation for Korean ex-pats living in Mumbai without their families. The phone rang and she attended to it. Her voice suddenly turned shocked and soon her eyes welled with tears. I asked her what happened and she said that she…

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Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning

After a weekend spent lying a bed (contrary to what you think I was not lolling around ) I am now finally feeling fit and fine. With the sun shining high in the sky at when it is not yet seven, when the koel is screeching madly in the garden, when my washing machine is humming away in the background, when I can hear the maid swishing away at the dust, it has finally dawned on me that Spring is…

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