Uplifting Showers

Uplifting showers. Its pouring quite heavily though not the blanket of torrential rains of my childhood but incessant. The weather is damp and wet outside. Can you imagine the loveliness of being warm snug inside the house when the weather out is cold and damp? Storms and rains literally change the energy in the air …

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 …

Madras mail.

Nandini, Arvind, karishma, and Ramit are recreating the Chennai express magic, and I am getting nostalgic. For us it was Madras Mail, from Mangalore to Chennai, the excitement would begin, when we reached the Mangalore station those days there were just three trains leaving the station. There was Kasargod station, where my grandfather’s sister and …