Lif-tick lore

We were in class three, the parents day, our class was to perform the folk dance called Koravanji. The checked cotton sari’s collected beads chains and ear hoops, colourful flowers, bells on the feet. Mothers had diligently packed the list the teachers gave and we went to school “half day” on reaching the school in …

Hair-groom.

In search of the Hair-groom. Seen those matrimonial column, “wanted fair brides” well now imagine being born in a joint family as the fifth girl, no sons in view, four others fair, straight nosed and straight-haired. So you know what I grew up with. Fortunately for me I was born in a Tulu household were …