Monthly Archives: June 2014

JUGAAD

It was September 2013 and the post monsoon humidity was high. The air conditioner was still a blessing even though the summer was officially over and the temperatures lower. Not only did it reduce the sweat, the cool air discouraged … Continue reading

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Perfect days in Provence

A perfect Sunday in Provence May 25 (Trying to get the pictures inserted!) The Cathedral at Marseille On Sunday Krishna had planned a family day visiting the calanques near Marseille. These are inlets in the sea like small fjords amidst … Continue reading

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A Perfect Day in Provence Part IV

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It is Friday and Krishna took the day off to show me around the Côte d’Azur. Priya takes painting classes on Fridays with an elderly woman artist in Aix. The children have school but Aditya was bringing home a friend … Continue reading

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A Perfect Day in Provence Part III

Tried to contact Julian Hollick on the phone but could not get through. So I sent him an email. He immediately called back and we arranged to go to Vaison the next day and have lunch together. I had visited … Continue reading

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A perfect day in Provence Part II

A perfect day in Provence II. May 21 Spent the day in Aix en Provence, a place I had visited twenty five years ago when a small group of us from different countries had met in one of the University … Continue reading

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Visit to Provence (Contd)

Ksheerabdi Krishna works for a company in the US and is deputed here in France to work for the European counterpart. The family has been here five years and expect a transfer back to the US at the end the … Continue reading

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Visit to Provence Part I

Visit to Provence Part I It was a hastily planned trip, but could not have been a more perfect or idyllic trip, even though the departure from Delhi was chaotic. I was busy until 4 pm with school related work, … Continue reading

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THE MARCH OF THE PENGUINS

THE MARCH OF THE PENGUINS A Day in Court The island was crowded as the Penguins gathered for their meeting. The leader of the group slowly waddled up to the ice mound and raised himself, his flippers glistening. All the … Continue reading

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