Feeding Techniques

”It’s only the courageous who can survive the food onslaught of a sick son’s mother” – Napoleon Bonaparte, forced fed during Malaria of 1796 AD. I got Dengue fever last week. Goes without saying that my mother was worried and super-active all through out. She ensured that I ate something in every two hours. She, with due consultation from aunties of my apartment, relatives, doctors and … Continue reading Feeding Techniques

Short Stories #9 Mitai

Marica left Brazil to stay with Sonia in India. What she couldn’t obviously leave behind was her Portuguese accent. But, she wasn’t averse to other languages. For instance, she would often ask Sonia, the pronunciation of different Hindi words. One such word Sonia remembered today, on Diwali eve, was Mithai (which means sweets in English). Marica, aware of the word’s correct pronunciation, always pronounced it … Continue reading Short Stories #9 Mitai