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Feature: Passionate Friendships

A passion called friendship Of late, ‘passionate friendships’ have been much in the news thanks to Pandit Nehru and Edwina Mountbatten, a  couple who have had reams of newsprint devoted to their mutual devotion. I read it all, the unending speculation about the exact nature of their relationship, the curious probing into the intimate lives…

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Feature: Tribute to Freddie Mercury

                                                       Tribute to Freddie M   I can just hear it, the Voice From Above crooning softly, questioningly, “Ready, Freddie?“ And down below, on his sick bed, Mercury would…

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Feature: Tribute to Delilah


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Feature: A Gift for Amma

A gift for Amma It used to be the easiest thing in the world to buy my grandmother a birthday present. Better still, it used to be a whole lot of fun, involving quite a bit of imaginative thinking and much friendly competition amongst her grandchildren. At 72, she was Everyman`s grandma, petite of frame,…

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Feature: My Own Time Capsule

                          My Own Time Capsule This morning, the first thing I saw when I opened the front door was a solitary hibiscus flower, blood red against a foliage of emerald green leaves. I stood staring for a moment, then shut my eyes. And…

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Travel: Gulmarg, Kashmir

                                                                 The heart of Gulmarg lies in its pine forests. I lived there for a year and it was like a sabbatical from the…

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Feature: Famous last words!

Should I Have A Baby To Please You? I’m not fond of children and I don’t want any. This is a fairly straightforward statement but the reactions I get are by no means straightforward. I don’t want children. I don’t really foresee the patter of little feet in my house at any time. I don’t…

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