Tag: Family

Cocktails

And so came it to pass that, in the bar of Mumbai’s Leela hotel, daily journal in hand and maps at the ready, Winky became a blogger. So came it also to pass that a shopping expedition in Fabindia was duly ventured upon,...

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Stepping on the stone

  One ritual in the Hindu wedding ceremony is when the bride puts her (naked) foot on a stone and agrees to be the rock of the family. Patriarchal as this is, I like it because someone has to  stand up for the family and...

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“Indian summer”

Oh dear. My sincere apologies for the tardiness of posting this. I did, in fact, write it yesterday but there appeared to be no internet connection last night, which was more than rather disappointing. Anyway better late than...

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Happy birthday sweet 16

  It’s not quite the birthday I’d planned for her, but I’m thankful that we at least had a dining table and I could cook a proper meal and some brownies....

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Farewell Beryl

  Beryl Angela Cook 25 January 1929 – 19 August 2015 A lone bouquet of irises lies on a wicker coffin. Tributes are paid to a wife, a mother, a grandmother, a friend. A venerable husband, hunched, crumbling, stands...

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Whoops!

It’s funny how, just as I despair of finding something to write about, a juicy morsel sometimes falls right into my lap. I was upstairs doing some crochet and fretting about what to write when the OH crept sheepishly up...

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A new chapter

  Me: “I don’t think you children have any idea how much we love you.” MsDD: “I don’t think we can possibly know that because we’re not...

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The first farewell

We were invited to my parents in law’s house for supper this evening. It marks the first of the bon voyages that we shall attend (endure) in the next ten days before the Boywonder goes off to take up his place at McGill...

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I was lucky enough to be invited to the fabulous wedding of @emproji and @lukephilosophy last weekend

I was lucky enough to be invited to the fabulous wedding of @emproji and @lukephilosophy last weekend

I was lucky enough to be invited to the fabulous wedding of @emproji and @lukephilosophy last weekend. Agonising about what to wear, I came across this gorgeous dress from Bombshell. Even better news: they had my size and it was reduced! It would have been rude not to!

I know these doors are supposed to be the ultimate in high security but I despise them

I know these doors are supposed to be the ultimate in high security  but I despise them

I know these doors are supposed to be the ultimate in high security but I despise them. I mean look how ugly they are! White UPVC, no definite sense of style nor era and the opening is both tiny and a trip hazard. How on earth are you supposed to… [more]

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