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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 I am a Sindhi. I was born in 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 ...

Sinai, the Bedouin Way

It is unusual for Indians, especially two Indian women, to ...