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A warm welcome to our unique collection of personal histories! We bring to you a fascinating archive of real life stories that people from around the world have written.   Read more about our mission and goals in About. We hope you will enjoy reading the stories just as much as we enjoy collecting and publishing them. Here are a few to start your journey with!

 
Bilqis, the Queen of Sheba-vignettes from Yemen II

Bilqis, the Queen of Sheba-vignettes from Yemen II

Bilqis Here's a, sadly blurry, picture of a painting that hung in my hotel room in San'a.  Now, this may ...
Caravanserai – vignettes from Yemen

Caravanserai – vignettes from Yemen

Tower of Peace Trying to organize my generally messy life, I was working my way through some old boxes and ...
Memories of the Matriarch

Memories of the Matriarch

When I look back on my earliest memories of childhood, I always see my all-white sari clad, completely unadorned, hair ...
India, Torn (II) : A witness to history in the making

India, Torn (II) : A witness to history in the making

Continued from part I ...... Dad had been hearing about partition for quite some time. Finally it came to be ...
India, Torn (I):   Haunting Memories

India, Torn (I): Haunting Memories

KARACHI I am a Sindhi. I was born in Karachi in 1938, and lived there till end-September, 1947 when we ...
My Nima-A portrait in White

My Nima-A portrait in White

 Whenever I think of my Grandma, the first thing that comes to mind is how beautiful she was -slim, without ...
Life in the Shires

Life in the Shires

Ever wondered what is lurking in the neighbouring county? More and more millennials are jumping on the bandwagon and abandoning London ...
Come to my Paradise

Come to my Paradise

I was born in a little hospital located at the tallest point in Anguilla overlooking a dazzling blue sea. I ...
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