The year that was?!

The count down for the new year's has already begun. Friends & folks have already chalked out elaborate plans about New Year's Eve. Ask me that and hopnestly I haven't really thought about it as yet. I just dont know what I want to – I am in a state…

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my itchy feet!

The best part about my job is that it lets me go to places, which I would have never even remotely thought about traveling otherwise. These travels have been either an hour’s drive from my domicile or at other times have been one unending and meandering expedition. Whatever be the…

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The Shillong Times!

Shillong has been a great escape always. I’ve regarded Shillong as my second home. Every summer right after the half yearly exams we would pack our bags (…Maa made sure I carry all my holiday home work too) and be away from the maddening heat of Guwahati.    Shillong Aita…

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The story begins from here…

I wasn’t able to comprehend why people were grief stricken and mourning. Koka rested in his bed, he was motionless and everyone paid their tributes by offering him flowers. Seeing this, I too ran outside and plucked a few flowers. I squirmed through the horde of people who made it…

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My first day in school!

Naah! I don’t recall that. But my early school days have been horrifying to everyone in my family as well as my neighbours!   Baby, my neighbour and I were in the same school. So either Baby’s dad or Dity would take turns to drop us to school. Getting ready…

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It used to be my playground!

My earliest recollections go back to the days when everything seemed fun, joyous and blissful minus the pain. Everything around me appeared dazzling. And I enjoyed every moment of it.   Ours was a big house. It was an Assam type house, with the touch of aristocracy. The verandahs were…

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Day One

February 7th 1976. I was born precisely at 8.50 a.m. My birth has been significant to my immediate folks in one way or the other. Their personal experiences and stories gyrating at the time of my birth has been repeated time and again, so much so I can actually see…

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