Monthly Archives: April 2010


Aliza came running across the house yesterday, hands folded. Sorry, Mamma, sorry, she said, Sorry for all the wrong things I’ve done so far. We laughed and hugged.

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gentle question mark

the first time I sawmy Mum with a mud packon her face (I thought, I’m the one who should be taking a photo of you, babe)

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Letter to baby PoPo (Sahar before she was born)

I have copied this post from an old mail from the bottom of an e-mail box. Sahar turned 7 years old this month. I wrote this when I was 7 months pregnant with her. 23 January, 2003Babee,I was so busy … Continue reading

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Don’t be stupid, be an Idiot

The first film we saw together was called Hero No. 1. In Uphaar, a cinema hall that was destroyed in a fire a year later. Neither of us particularly wanted to see Hero No. 1 with Govinda and Karishma Kapoor … Continue reading

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