KOMAL53's Blogs

Till We Meet Again, My Darling!!!
Saturday, November 12, 2011      21 comments

I'm still numb as I write this---Sudhir passed away suddenly on 19th. October---- just within 24 hours of our arrival in L.A.The Flight began badly---after we boarded at Mumbai Sudhir couldn't find his wallet---and he panicked!!!It contained his... Read more
Feeling Time passing by!!!
Friday, October 14, 2011      6 comments

I'm not upset about Ageing---it's a natural process---and Death is Life's ultimate Conclusion---all agreed!!!However when Idols pass away and merge into Eternity---they leave behind a lingering Sadness---and a hankering for the days that were!! ... Read more
A Few of My Favourite Things!!!
Friday, October 07, 2011      4 comments

As usual Mumbai is hot during the day but the nights and mornings are turning crisp and cool---Autumn is finally here!!There is this Almond Tree outside my Bedroom window---and it's large Green Leaves are slowly changing colour to a rich rusty S... Read more
Raindrops on Roses and Whiskers on Kittens------
Friday, September 30, 2011      7 comments

Life is a Beautiful and Colourful Mural-----painted with a myriad colours splashed next to each other---the bright Reds,Greens and warm shades of Happiness interspersed with the sombre shades of Sadness---Blue , Grey and Black balancing the bril... Read more
We Reap as We Sow--2
Thursday, September 29, 2011      1 comments

The human Mind is incomprehensible---like a famous Marathi Writer Jaywant Dalvi once said--it is like a "Maha Saagar" or an Ocean---and only God knows how to plumb it's depths!!!Vasanthi Maushi's Surgery was performed successfully yesterday and... Read more
We Reap as We Sow!!
Tuesday, September 27, 2011      6 comments

Certain circumstances shape one's relationships and events of one's Life----some of them are like a Thorn in one's flesh!!!Mummy's younger sister Vasanti Maushi--- a Spinster---is sick---and alone--ostracised by the entire Family.There many reas... Read more
So Far---So Good!!!
Monday, September 26, 2011      6 comments

The last few days have been pretty hectic----what with my periodic Check-Ups and assembling all the things requested by Lotta--Meha.Taking it one by one I guess the Flax Seed based Mouth Freshner(Supaari) I eat every night after Dinner and the O... Read more
Ghostly Love!!!
Friday, September 16, 2011      8 comments

In the old days---in fact till the early years of the last Century India had it's share of Child Brides---girls as young as 8 years old would be married off----sometimes to Men much older than them---even some old enough to be their Grandfathe... Read more
The Ghostly Phaeton of Shimla
Thursday, September 15, 2011      6 comments

This was one story that was very popular while I was in School.In the Ninth Grade, one of my Schoolfriends named Anita heard this from an old Gardner at her family Estate in Shimla.On the first day when School reopened after Summer Vacations, we... Read more
The Ghost Next Door!!!
Wednesday, September 14, 2011      6 comments

This is a true Tale and it actually happened---for all the accounts I heard from my paternal Grandma Akka,Daddy and my three Uncles match----word for word!!As a child my Grandma akka would always tell all us grandkids to be careful each time we ... Read more
A Ghostly Tale!!!
Wednesday, September 14, 2011      9 comments

As a child I was a known Ghoul and my penchant for Ghost stories was notorious!!I remember reading as many Ghostly Tales as I could lay my hands on and was always curious about Life after Death---and whether or not Ghosts exist.Mummy owned a lo... Read more
Pictures of Hartalika Gouri Pooja--31st.August 2011
Tuesday, September 06, 2011      7 comments

The Figures of "Hartalika" Figures for sale Another Stall selling these Figurines ... Read more
3 rd.September--A Beautifully Nostalgic Day!!!
Monday, September 05, 2011      3 comments

There are some very fond Memories attached to my City of Birth and Residence---and most of these are interlinked with certain Mumbai Landmarks---the most famous of these being the Taj Mahal Hotel---the pride of Mumbai since 1904--when it first o... Read more
Celebrations--Then and Now--2!!!
Sunday, September 04, 2011      1 comments

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Celebrations---Then and Now--1!!!
Friday, September 02, 2011      2 comments

This year Sayali was back in Mumbai after a gap of 11 years---and was very excited to be home for Hartalika Pooja and Ganapati Festival!!Both Kartik and she had missed the Festival and Ganesha is Sayali's best loved Deity and she was looking f... Read more

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