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Monthly Archive: April 2019

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Morning glory #SkywatchFriday

Summer is here and the sun shines so bright that it is impossible to take an image. However, yesterday I managed a lovely sunrise shot with a slightly cloudy sky. I thought it would rain or drizzle as there have...

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Earth Day?

Where did Earth Day go this year? Earth day this year, for me, was over shadowed by the Easter Massacres in Sri Lanka and the National Elections in India. However, I’ll never forget that first disastrous Earth Day celebration over 20...

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23 April is World Book Day

Reading is as important as breathing or eating. Celebrate 23 April as World Book Day

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Summer Nightfall

Summer’s here when  night falls slowly O’er a long extended dusk. As the sun begins its journey, Westward down into the sea. Birds begin their homeward journey Squawking crows’ shrill cacophony Children gather balls and playthings Wrapping up their busy day. Cars rush...

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Tales of the Urban Indian Farmer : Busting Myths

Tired and jaded by the modern world, many urban Indians are thinking about farming. Hoping to have a more sustainable lifestyle, they are returning to their roots. Or rather, they are returning to the land. But farming is not easy...

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There’s no summer like a Mango Summer

Our brief spring is over and summer has begun in earnest. The afternoons are hot and sticky and I enjoy my pleasant evening walk by Marine Drive with the cool breeze blowing in from the Arabian Sea. Despite the heat,...

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Caring for the elderly

Looking after the old and infirm is a situation that is physically and emotionally challenging. Of course, I’m not the only one who is going through this situation because taking care of the infirm and elderly is a part of...

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Summer Calls

Coo ooo ooo, Coo ooo ooo, Coo ooo ooo, Coo ooo ooo – each rising an octave higher, the screechy koel rouses me from a sweaty, restless slumber. Awash with light at 5 a.m.,my room is bright, the sun already...

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Childhood memories: Kick the Can

From today Ms. Papaya and Little Po will be home for the summer. Three months of bliss till they go to big school. A large part of their time will be spent at home or down in the garden. They...

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April’s Fool – Reality is mere Perception

This Western tradition of playing pranks and jokes on unsuspecting people on the 1st of April is known as April Fool’s Day. Sometimes the jokes are really funny while at times they can go really wrong. But this is one...

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