Some reflections, some after thoughts as the recovery phase started post the terror attack on 15th January 2019 at #14, Riverside Drive in Nairobi.
Barely two weeks into the fresh new year when Nairobi witnessed the ugly scene of terror once again. This poem is a partial account of the unfolding of scenes as understood by the poet.
It's brought new hope It's brought gleeful cheer It's time to drop old gear And welcome the New Year It's brought resolutions It's brought commitments It's time to move forward In this brand New Year It's brought family love It's brought friendly joy It's time for celebration And wish a Happy New Year It's brought … Continue reading Happy New Year
KHORAK A Sindhi Sweet Delight By Monica Gokaldas ORIGIN: Khorak is a Sindhi delicacy. This comes in various recipes as per family lineage of people having a belonging from different parts of Sindh. The recipes are passed down through generations from mother to daughter hence one may find variants such as usage of Jaggery … Continue reading Khorak : a Sindhi sweet
It came like a silent note and struck a lovely chord. 5153 years of the Holy Book Celebrated in each corner and nook. A worldwide Chanting of shlokas On the day 18/12/18 this Tuesday. The lessons repeated in many minds Learning done in various kinds. Do your duty, fear thy not … Continue reading Geeta Jayanti
The ongoing abductions and killing of minorities in the name of religion are a slap on the face of humanity. This poem takes us through the journey of many young victims.
Night-blooming cereus is the common name referring to a large number of flowering ceroid cacti that bloom at night. The flowers are short lived, and some of these species, such as Selenicereus grandiflorus, bloom only once a year, for a single night. Other names for one or more cacti with this habit are princess of the night, Honolulu queen (for Hylocereus undatus), Christ in the manger, dama de noche and queen of the night (which is also used for an unrelated plant species).
The Lotus Healing Seva Group celebrated their 13th Anniversary by treating various slum dwellers around Nairobi to day filled with fun games and activities along with tree planting.
A wee bit glimpse of a wedding affair that we fail to see at times.
Years might have passed since a father's departure but the memories of the precious person linger on each day.