Gunda, gooli and ice candy…

Raise your hands, elder siblings out there, if you have felt on more than one occasion the intense urge to throttle your younger siblings. Both my hands are raised here. I think that the main purpose of a younger sibling’s life is to teach…

Sarees, Chapatis and Nandini the cow.

We always tend to crave for things that we don’t have or do things that we aren’t supposed to do irrespective of age. And in childhood, the fascination is in doing what is termed as ‘grown up’ stuff. During our summer holidays in Madikeri, us cousins…

Just a day in our summer holidays…

“We are gonna leave you behind if you don’t hurry up Sukruth” Hithu shouted. The very next moment a shrill cry of a child pierced through the air, wailing & complaining to his mother about the injustice in the world where he was not…

How we spent time during Power cuts.

It was like any other summer night in Madikeri. Time was 8.30pm, all 5 of us were at the dining table trying to chew & swallow rock hard chapatis that we had prepared in spite of our mothers disapproval. But we were giving expressions…

Battle for the Lotus Pond.

From this post onwards, I will be chronicling the mischiefs that us 5 cousins- Kruthiakka, Sambramakka, Hithyshi, me & Sukruth were up to during our summer holidays at Dodammi’s place in Madikeri. If you guys are interested in knowing about the personalities of my…

Summers in Madikeri…

I am sure that each one of us have different memories of how we spent the Summer holidays as children. Back then, I remember there were 3 events that I looked forward to the most each year. One was my Birthday (the obvious reason…