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Writing distractions

One of my goals for the New Year was to make this less of a photographer’s blog (my newly found distraction from writing is photography) and more a writer’s blog. I have kept that...

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An Occasional Dream

This blog was once called Divorced Doodling. I wrote a great deal about divorce and still do occasionally. Love lost and found is love found and lost when a marriage goes sour and ends...

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Question of the Month

What are some New Year’s Resolutions you’ve had in the past? This is part of an interesting bloghop at http://www.alifeexamined.com.au I’m usually quite careful about making New Year’s Resolutions because they can make you...

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8 Favourite posts of 2015

The blog is called Kalpanaawrites because Kalpanaa loves to write. Here are 8 posts about writing, with fiction or poetry, published on the blog in 2015. Monster courting Insanity Haiku Storm Blue Sofa Cause...

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How safe are disposable diapers?

I’ve been thinking about disposable diapers. A lot. When my children were babies, these ‘conveniences’ were available but, even all those years ago, we were aware of how many hundreds of years it takes...

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Prevention or Positive Thinking?

A little three year old died in Hyderabad this morning because her head got caught in a lift at her nursery school. Just before that I read an Indian Express article about the need...

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Ma Kali

Kali Puja in CR Park was as colourful as Durga Puja. I wonder where people get the energy to keep celebrating, praying, dressing up the goddessess and then immersing them. Well we did it...

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Goddess visit

  Durga Puja 2015 was particularly lovely. It involved walking for many miles from one Puja to the next, every day, steeping oneself in the sense of being a part of a greater celebration....