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Dynamite

I cannot tell for certain when I knew I would end up with a career in teaching. Family and friends of the family would say they knew right when I was five and had just started school. My favourite play … Continue reading

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Anniversary. In other words, De-mystifying Bhumika’s Boudoir

So I have completed four years on WordPress, today, it seems. And sometime in the December of 2007, I had first started this blog on BlogSpot. Imagine. When I first started, it was a blog about angst and fun and … Continue reading

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More Than Just Biryani

Andaleeb Wajid first shared her manuscript of More Than Just Biryani with us before she was due to come to Bangalore Writers Workshop (BWW) for a discussion on being a published author with multiple books lined up for publication. At the … Continue reading

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Shiver

They declared today to be the Bhumika Day. Which is to say that it’s my un-birthday celebration only. Not a surprise pre-happy birthday party. I have strictly forbidden them from doing any such thing because as everyone knows celebrating a … Continue reading

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Star

­­­­­I was five years old when I first started teaching. The boy who would become my brother had just moved in from Tamil Nadu to my neighbour’s house. My Pillar Aunty had adopted him. He was the youngest son of … Continue reading

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