It is Geography club time again at the elementary school. Even though we are focusing on the prominent countries of Asia, the islands continue to be my absolute favorite. My sons and me have spent many a night savoring the stories. Each island has a unique story. Our favorite ones are from Fiji and Pitcairn. Fiji … More Pitcairn Island and three fools!
We were watching the movie, “Boy in the striped Pajamas.” When Bruno meets Shmuel. Bruno is a privileged nine-year-old while Shmuel, the other boy is in striped pajamas. What separates them is the barbed wire fence. Bruno envies Shmuel, as he imagines him playing with other kids his own age behind the fence, in the comfort of his … More Barbed wire Fence…and Kannada
“Talangu Tadigina thom tha thae thae thath… Kitta thaga tham dit thaam- Dit thaam kitta thaga thayi thath thae… The opening sequence of Allarippu – a Bharthanatyam dance remains embedded in my memory. It is a beautiful dance symbolizing the offering of respect to both God and the audience. Being, the tallest in a dance … More Dancing like Sapna
I guess the songs and sounds from everywhere and of all kinds collide to create a madness of sorts – a cacophony which is the hallmark of diverse people from varied backgrounds living together in harmony, where Adjust maadi (Kindly tolerate) is the slogan and the underlying mesh that binds everyone together in Bangalore ( must I say Bengaluru) as in all of India. … More Cacophony – Adjust Maadi (Hallmark of India)