Monthly Archives: July 2016

I DON’T WANT TO GET INVOLVED

The recent news of Salman Khan’s acquittal in a case of poaching, after a trial that lasted 18 years, has provoked sharply divided opinions and angry abusive comments by trolls on social media against those who questioned the verdict. Those … Continue reading

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75 years in Delhi – Part 3 – The War Years

The War Years ’41 – ‘45 We arrived in Delhi 75 years ago, from Chennai, travelling directly to Simla where we stayed the first few months in Simla for the British Government moved to the hill station in the summer … Continue reading

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75 years in Delhi- Part 2 School Days

Our schooling in New Delhi was continued by another Englishwoman called Miss Connolly who had a small school in her home on Barakhamba road. (The house still exists. It is JK House at the corner of Barakhamba and Hailey Roads.) … Continue reading

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75 years in Delhi- Part I

Our family arrived in Delhi in 1941, a new discovery of India as we journeyed from the sea to the mountains, for our first stop was in Simla where we came via Delhi on the Kalka Mail. We arrived in … Continue reading

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