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Ghosts in the House

Ghosts in the House

Whenever I am haunted by memories of the past, our house in JabalpurA city in the central Indian province of ...
Knights by the Table

Knights by the Table

I do say that it is in my blood to run the Knight’s Fish & Chips Restaurant in Glastonbury. I ...
Palace to Partition: My Mother's Tale

Palace to Partition: My Mother’s Tale

I was travelling to Bangladesh for the first time in 2017. I told my mother that I was going for ...
C’est La Vie! II

C’est La Vie! II

The is the second part of  the story about Joan's travel to Lyon After two or three days of complete ...
C’est La Vie! (This is Life)

C’est La Vie! (This is Life)

The idea of the Blog developed while talking to Joan Duncan and reading her detailed account of living in London ...
Ruby and the Memsahibs

Ruby and the Memsahibs

I was travelling by car from Jamshedpur to DurgapurDurgapur in the state of West Bengal is 180 kilometres north of ...
To Ma, with Love

To Ma, with Love

My mother, Swarna Kumari (Beena) Roy Choudhury was the daughter of Professor Rajanikanta Guha, a well-known academic in Bengal, who ...
Jason and our Home of Love

Jason and our Home of Love

I was one of 7 children and we lived with our Dad, Mom and Grandmother. My Dad was a very ...
Always in the Mood for Dance: My life with Bill

Always in the Mood for Dance: My life with Bill

I was born in October 1918. My mother lived in Exeter, Devon and I was 2 and a half lb ...
My Flights of Fancy- Travels to the Orient

My Flights of Fancy- Travels to the Orient

The second part of June Rodd's story on travels When things had settled down and I had bought a flat ...
On the Wings of Dreams – My years of growing up

On the Wings of Dreams – My years of growing up

In a two part story, June recollects her childhood, her adulthood and the adventures of travel It was Sunday morning ...
The Legacy of my Swadeshi Grandparents

The Legacy of my Swadeshi Grandparents

Sometime around 5.30 am when the sun rises in winter in Guwahati Assam, that precious time in the morning when ...