Tag Archives: India

Neel Writes for Kerala…

Last year my son was welcomed into homes in India… the trip of a lifetime that changed his entire outlook on life. He was particularly touched by the kindness and the generous hearts of the people of Kerala, some of … Continue reading

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Guest author: Harsha Sheelam – The girl with golden highlights

I’m sure you’d agree that this story has a happy ending. She was only six and her parents, living in a small town of rural India physically abused her, kept her devoid of education and made her do household chores. … Continue reading

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Dial D for Diamonds – Neel Anil Panicker #writephoto

JaAyesh Amitesh Bhai Shah looked forward to his early mornings. They were the same everywhere, be it Ahmedabad, his birthplace; Surat, his work place; or Arthur Road Jail, Mumbai, his current temporary address. At this still born hour, when the … Continue reading

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Saving for a rainy day…

The fish need feeding… their food cannisters need refilling too. The bird feeder needs completely restocking…and it is freezing outside. Not only is it cold enough to make a snowman shiver, it is raining… the kind of rain that falls … Continue reading

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5000 year old discovery! #travel #India #humor – Barb Taub

Reblogged from Barb Taub: We witness a 5000 year old discovery! But first…we have to get out of bed. How we travel… [click image for previews, reviews, and buy links on Amazon] “Five and a half hours,” promised the SatNav. … Continue reading

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When everything goes wrong…

“Just let me know when you’ve arrived…” Those words are spoken, in the most casual manner possible, by every parent when one of their offspring goes off on an adventure. The apparent nonchalance masks all sorts of worry, panic, imagined … Continue reading

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A dear ‘deer’ clue – Neel Anil Panicker writephoto

The encrypted message on the Police website read: A convicted criminal has escaped from a high security Canadian prison a month ago. According to Interpol, it is suspected that this man named Avtar Singh, age, around 35, has escaped to … Continue reading

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Flame by Prajakta #writephoto

Late afternoons often found her sitting alone, still and straight. Her mind would travel years back in time, when the house was full of children’s laughs and echoing footfalls. In a flash, hours and days had molded into long years … Continue reading

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all that is born – from dhamma footsteps

POSTCARD #244: New Delhi: Early morning light, people wrapped in shawls, long scarves bound around the head and tied under the chin. Dark faces, eyes looking out and they see me for an instant in a diamond eye-lock as I struggle … Continue reading

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Guest Author: Aatif – Poetry from India

O GOD NOW COME TO THE EARTH Understanding Todays’s world is Arduous Task, Like filling water in the Broken Flask. what were we and what we are, All emotional Relations are shifting Far. * Sentiments & sacrifices are mere words … Continue reading

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