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Letter to Myself During the Days of Corona

Letter to Myself During the Days of Corona - Kunjo Dida

It was a different Kolkata, when the not-do-urban middle class families were still flexible to accept one or two single woman in all white-linen sari, as a part of their own. That was a different time. If you belong to that time, come and join the author. If not, that shouldn’t stop you either!

Of Fat Lies and Half Truths
Of Fat Lies and Half Truths
'মাথার ঘন চুল যখন, মরূভূমি ছুঁয়ে যায়....’ We might be aware or not, but if we make a video of our childhood, along with the black and white to color images, the jingles will float in. A line or two, promising and alluring, becoming a part of you and your time. So if you belong to 'Maggie Maggie Maggie'🎵 🎵 🎵 time...spare 5 minutes!
Fatima Didi
Fatima Didi
'Calcutta', the bygone Kolkata had many Fatimas and Kunjo 'dida's. Like the photo albums, with ivory black thick pages holding little family portraits in four, small triangle jackets, we have also stored fondly in our memory, many such portraits along with their little stories. My mom has still kept that album in her almira and I, in my 'Letters to Myself' during these days of Corona.
Green
Green
You see a round glass paperweight with colorful raindrops trapped deep inside and zoom, it can remind you of Monida, the lil shop owner and his rainbow candies filling the thick lid glass jar. Oh! Our memories and the weirdest trick they play with us!! A green moths transforms to...come on...let's see if you can figure it out. 😊
Kunjo Dida
Kunjo Dida
It was a different Kolkata, when the not-do-urban middle class families were still flexible to accept one or two single woman in all white-linen sari, as a part of their own. That was a different time. If you belong to that time, come and join the author. If not, that shouldn't stop you either!
Bahadur
Bahadur
Has it ever happened to you, that it was someone else's album, a different time altogether and even the person captured is faintly familiar and yet the surroundings, the shadows trigger memories? If it had never happened earlier, then you are no doubt in a hurry and need to sit down and share your memories with your friends and families.
Things That Money Can Buy
Things That Money Can Buy
'কড়ি দিয়ে কিনলাম’ 'The things that money can buy'...and can't!!
Crimson
Crimson
Colours have different meaning as we grow up. They mean freedom at times and also bindings, bondage. In this memoir, Piu Mahapatra looks back at a time of her life when crimson was more than just a presence in the colour palette.

Today’s Motivation

<div class=at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool data-url=https://learningandcreativity.com/secret-creativity/></div>“Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work.” 
― Rita Mae Brown<div class=at-below-post-cat-page addthis_tool data-url=https://learningandcreativity.com/secret-creativity/></div>
“Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work.” ― Rita Mae Brown