Running the Race : Winning does matter

Recently Little Po and Ms. Papaya went for a toddlers’ event. The air was festive and the competition healthy. The message sent out to the little ones was that all that mattered was that they be there. Everyone would get a chocolate medal at the end of it all. In fact, the common refrain I’ve […]

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A Year of Firsts #The Itinerant Blogger

A lot of firsts on a political and personal note too

Life comes full circle #FlavoursomeTuesday

Little Po and Ms Papaya are on holiday. Keeping young children amused is always quite a task. Luckily these two who are only 5 weeks apart, are kindred spirits. They can spend hours by themselves chattering away like chipmunks . Everyday they indulge in what educationists call ‘Dramatic Play’ where they recreate adult situations like […]

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Be with me #GuestPost #FridayReflections

Yay! Glad to share   Yesterday was Dussehra, the tenth day of the Navratri festival. Traditionally it is a women’s festival dedicated to the praise of the mother goddess. It is celebrated in different ways in different parts of the country.  In my part of the world, it is celebrated by  visiting elders, offering them […]

The Hunt for a Telephone on a Tuesday Afternoon

Looking for a telephone on a Tuesday afternoon turned out to be more exciting than a treasure hunt.