This is the third and last part of the digitally restored notes from my maternal grandfather in law – Mr Dilip Kumar De’s (Dadu’s) diary about the “Tarpan… Read more “Tarpan Vidhi Part-3 / তর্পণ বিধি পর্ব – ৩”
As promised on my blog’s Facebook page – The Big Bong Theory, this is the second part of the three parts of the digitally restored notes from my… Read more “Tarpan Vidhi Part-2 / তর্পণ বিধি পর্ব – ২”
Recently, I stumbled upon a family heirloom tucked away in glory inside my mother in law’s belongings. My paternal grandfather in law, late Mr. Biman Behari Ray, had… Read more “Tarpan Vidhi Part-1 / তর্পণ বিধি পর্ব – ১”
The story of designing my first home from scratch.
Prologue: Every city has a tale to tell of her own. Some are rather bland, some colloquial enough to hold your attention, some refuse to leave your mind… Read more “Of cities, short stories and memories of a lifetime – Paris”
The very first thing every year I do after I get hold of the calendar (the Roman and the Bengali one, both) is to check the Durga… Read more “Durga Pujo to a Calcuttan- Connotations, religious and beyond!”
Dear Tara, Hope you are doing well. How is that back pain of yours? I still suspect it’s Baater byatha (Arthritis). How is Girija Babu doing? Is… Read more “Letter from a forgotten land.”