Category Archives: Family

Family nostalgia & a funny look at ethnic roots

Veni Vidi Vici Rishi


I return after 10 days during  which  a lot has happened in the realms of events & non-events . Most significant in this collage has been the arrival of Rishi Kanuga , on 10th August , in London . This … Continue reading

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A Birthday Requiem


Birthday & Requiem are definitionally dichotomous . But then so are so many of our thoughts & emotions : hence I excercise the Blogger’s privilege to stick with the title . This photo is of some six decade vintage : others … Continue reading

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This one’s for you , Amma


I have a special  reason to dedicate my blog this evening to my late mother : Amma as I called & remember her . Herewith excerpts from my tribute to her recently at the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the Ladies Club … Continue reading

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Wimbledon : then and now


Its Wimbledon season again & time to remember , almost like an annual ritual,  one Wimbledon of years ago  , when my daughter of about 8 months often watched  late-night telecasts of matches cuddled in my lap gurgling with joy every time a good shot was … Continue reading

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Father’s Day


Fayyaz , Sales Mgr Radisson , sent me an invite for a Special Father’s Day Supper event: I declined. Tejaswini , Sales Mgr  Hyatt Regency did not : I would have gladly accepted : more to make amends for my last-hour back- out last month ( in … Continue reading

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PECCAVI & Sindh


Etymologically : “Peccavi” ( Latin : Feeling of Guilt : Literally : ” I have sinned ” ) Last night was the blog on the Cherokee chant “KA-NU-GA”  & its possible link to the Kanuga ancestry Let’s now shift focus to … Continue reading

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Sindhi Kanuga


Hi , My 2nd post & I intend to make this a bed time habit each night . I am a Sindhi with a seemingly non-Sindhi surname : most Sindhi surnames end with ” —- ani ” ( viz : … Continue reading

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