All Stories

‘Warm as the wind, soft as the kiss of snow’: Life with family and friends

In a two part story, Irina recounts her growing up ...

Life in a mine: how a disaster was averted

I joined Eastern Coalfields Ltd (a subsidiary of Coal India ...

Of War and Peace: Bangladesh in 1972

  Excerpts from an account by an Indian civil servant ...

The Maharaja’s English Connection

My husband Neil C. Duncan’s maternal grandfather was Arthur Ramdin ...

A Granddaughter’s tribute to the Artist, Sarada Ukil

Sarada Charan Ukil, popularly known as Sarada Ukil, my maternal ...

Katrina: A Latvian Tale

My mother, Katrina was barely 10 when she was orphaned, ...

My Grandmother’s Daughter

Till I was sent to a College Hostel in Darjeeling, ...

Anonyma: A lady on the train

Anonyma: Eine Frau in Berlin (known in the UK as ...

The Guhas of Brooking Street

Jatindramohan Guha My great grandfather, Jatindramohan Guha  was the first ...

From Jersey, Channel Islands, to the African Continent

My father Richard Durell married Edmée Gruchy in Jersey on ...

The Journey

The beginning was difficult-I was in a traffic jam going ...

Nagas- The lost innocence

 My posting, after being commissioned in to the Corps of ...