Monthly Archives: August 2015

HEAVEN IS WHERE THE FRUIT TREES ARE

Ammi loved trees. She talked about them like many of us love and care for our pets. The first thing I noticed about Ammi’s home when I began to visit her regularly was how the house faced both ways. There … Continue reading

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Ammi : the feminist and romantic

As soon as our plane landed in Varanasi, the first thing to do was to switch on our phones and call Ammi. Ammi, we have landed. Mothers hate it when they dial you and your phone is switched off. It … Continue reading

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Ammi is no more

My Ammi passed away.My mother tells me that Ammi had the ideal death. Mummy’s sister died when she was in her early 20s. Her father died in his 50s, battling with adiction. Her mother, my Nani died ill and heart-broken. … Continue reading

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