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Know that you are not free

Once upon a time, we were ruled by the British. They came to our country under various pretexts before finally usurping our land and our freedom. And rule us, they did. We parted with the fruits of our hard earned labour, our …

Oh. To have a story rejected

All of you know I'm a show-off. After all, my 'Moments of Pride' button on the blog is so filled to the brim with self- congratulatory posts (Me! Me! Me!) that I had to convert it into a drop-down menu linking to th…

A quote which defines you

In the Appletini , recently I had written about two women whose stories I felt were truly inspirational. One was a young girl born to a single mother, so poor that she had to wear potato sacks for clothes. She was raped by he…

A faithful hint of citrus and coffee

Till very recently, even if I were to blindfold you and bring you to a house, you would immediately identify it as mine if you had been there earlier. You couldn't miss the mild hint of an orange citrus scent in the air. I…

Introspection and a Guest post

A few fellow bloggers seemed to be having an illness which affects most of us at some time or the other - writer's block. Like all of them, I too know the feeling, having experienced it probably once every three months sinc…

The Ones Who Remember Me

I had just finished taking the history of a patient and was walking out the door when I ran into a previous patient and his family. Now, jovial ol' me couldn't walk past without saying hi so I stopped in front of him…