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Summer Nightfall 3

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...

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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...

Summer Calls 10

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...

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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...

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Slow Boat to Alibag

It’s holiday time in Mumbai and most of the children are at home. It’s also the time when most of the domestic help has gone off on leave or will be going away in...

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