Travel

Travel Notes – London 03, England

Mr Williams took me back in time on Sunday. We visited the house that I used to live in 23 years ago. It’s the nice little thumbnail house you see on this entry. 107 The Greenway in Burnt Oak, Colindale, has changed. The cozy brown house with green rimmed windows, a leafy green door with …

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Travel Notes – London 02, England

My primary school teacher, Mr Williams, was the first one I called when I arrived in London. He came to pick me up at the hotel and my oh my, how my heart felt like bursting into rays of sunshine when I saw him at last. 23 years! Who would’ve thought that we would be …

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Travel Notes – London 01, England

I arrived in London at the same time the sun decided to leave and give way to the moon. I was welcomed by a gentle drizzle and an array display of fireworks in the sky. The country was celebrating Guy Fawkes’ failed attempt to blow the Houses Of Parliament. I remember the story from my …

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Postcard From The Past

My grandpa’s house in the village sits on a small road overlooking the beach. The sand is as white as the streaks of old hair on his head, the water as clear as the glass marbles children would swap and play with. I remember when I went there a few years ago with my dad …

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Books

Sister Of My Heart – Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

I really can’t put this book down. Last night I drowned in it until way past midnight. Here’s an excerpt that until this day, is still embedded in my head: “Every person has a heart, but we’re not always lucky enough to get a glimpse of it. And every heart, even the hardest, has a fragile spot. …

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