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April 15th, 2012 · No Comments

I wrote this letter to Abhishek last year. Here is how it began: This Tuesday on April 19, you will be six. I have used every one of your birthdays to write a letter to you capturing key transitions in your life and my own impressions watching you grow. Now that you are older and [...]

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Best of 2011: Personal

December 29th, 2011 · 1 Comment

43 to 44 (Aug) Binsar Vacation (Aug) Bali Vacation (Aug) Letter to a 6-year-old (Apr) HT Profile of me (Jan) 2010-11: Looking Back, Looking Forward (Jan)

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Letter to a 6-year-old – Part 5

April 22nd, 2011 · 1 Comment

For your vacation last June-July, we travelled to China (Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Shanghai). You also did the two annual trips to Surat where SaifaliMasi and Niyati (who is just a year older than you) live. We also went to Lonavla to attend my cousin’s wedding. The times when we travel are the ones I [...]

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Letter to a 6-year-old – Part 4

April 21st, 2011 · No Comments

You are currently learning swimming. And you are quite good at it. Your instructor is impressed by your enthusiasm and yet you push your relatively smallish body to do more. You learnt Skating in the first half of the year – and actually won a second prize in the competition at the end. Your Sports [...]

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Letter to a 6-year-old – Part 3

April 20th, 2011 · No Comments

You are an only child, and as such have the concomitant benefits. But you also have no shortage of kids around you – Siddharth and Maya (my sister’s kids who are 9 and 7 years, respectively) next-door ensure you don’t miss the presence of siblings as you grow up. Siddharth is your idol and you [...]

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Letter to a 6-year-old – Part 2

April 19th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Until a few months ago, your likes included trains and aeroplanes, cash registers to play with, Geronimo Stilton books to read every morning and stories from Jainism. Few of those interests remain. Now, you are a walking encyclopedia on beyblades and mobile phones. One of our regular conversations is which model should be my next [...]

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Letter to a 6-year-old – Part 1

April 18th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Dear Abhishek, This Tuesday on April 19, you will be six. I have used every one of your birthdays to write a letter to you capturing key transitions in your life and my own impressions watching you grow. Now that you are older and can understand much more, I told you about my letter and [...]

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