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Sweet water bottle

September 27, 2012 by

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My daughter was going to Kanchana Patti play school in her first year. Before Pongal festival, they had a celebration at their school where all the children were involved. That day when I went to pick up my daughter, she told me that they gave a water bottle which was very tasty and had a […]

Made me to think

September 27, 2012 by

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My brother once said “It’s better to ask sorry after doing a mistake, rather than asking permission and doing something wrong”.

Storytelling therapy

September 26, 2012 by

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Many a times, I keep hearing that stories have therapeutic and healing values. On the other hand, we have always been taught that stories aren’t serious and they can only be pursued as a leisurely activity. However, there is a fair awareness now that stories play an important part in everything that we do, but […]

Ernakulam and Kanyakumari at 16!

September 26, 2012 by

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Kalyan was a 16 year old when he decided to organize a trip to Ernakulam along with his friends. Totally, there were 9 of them and all of them left Madurai with the little money that they had saved in the past month. They reached Ernakulam pretty early in the morning and they didn’t have […]

Knock, Knock, Where is my blog?

September 24, 2012 by

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Shiva was stunned. His blog had completely changed. There was not even an iota of information that linked him to the blog, rather the blog to him. Someone had hacked his account. He felt like he had fallen into a wormhole and had awoken in a completely different space and time. He checked, re-checked, the […]

Our story and history are linked

September 24, 2012 by

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I firmly believe that our story and history are linked very well. My grandparent’s stories were influenced by the freedom struggles of India and tension in Burma (Myanmar). My parents stories were partially influenced by the freedom struggles and the subsequent peace in the country. To think of it, I felt that there was no […]

Speaking in Tulu to cats

September 24, 2012 by

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We had been to a friend’s place recently and they speak in a dialect called Tulu at home.  They have 3 cats at home and she was talking to one of those cats and I realized that she was speaking to the cat in Tulu. In jest, I aksed her if the cat understands Tulu. […]