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Where do you come from?

On a recent trip to Bangladesh, she finally found the ...

Gandhi’s Children

An image of my parents -in-law that’s never ceased to ...

Memory and Difficult Emotions: Notes of an Oral Historian

I first met Professor Pabitra Kumar Maitra on 2 April ...

Bilqis, the Queen of Sheba-vignettes from Yemen II

Bilqis Here's a, sadly blurry, picture of a painting that ...

Caravanserai – vignettes from Yemen

Tower of Peace Trying to organize my generally messy life, ...

Memories of the Matriarch

When I look back on my earliest memories of childhood, ...

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

Continued from part I ...... Dad had been hearing about ...

India, Torn (I): Haunting Memories

KARACHI                    ...

My Nima-A portrait in White

 Whenever I think of my Grandma, the first thing that ...

Life in the Shires

Ever wondered what is lurking in the neighbouring county? More ...

Come to my Paradise

I was born in a little hospital located at the ...

The Ferry

Whenever the brothers, Tim and Matthew got together, reminiscences from ...