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Farmer’s Outcry- Government’s Systemic Repression


This picture in the story is not of a communist China, or totalitarian state North Korea, theocratic Iran or Saudi Arabia, or autocratic African countries where the state confiscates the private properties of a political opponent. It is happening in Khokana – a little town of Newa: indigenous people group on the outskirt of the capital city in Nepal. The farmers were trying to till … Continue reading Farmer’s Outcry- Government’s Systemic Repression

Hāttiban Hike— Passing Through My Memory Lane


This view is one of the things I miss living away from my hometown. We had many memories made on the hill named after an animal ”hāttiban” for its rough shape of an elephant. We used to go hike the hill, at least, once every week, and forage wild berries such as ainselu ‘ऐंसेलु’ [yellow Himalayan raspberry, blackberry], chutro ‘चुत्रो’ [Indian barberry or tree turmeric], … Continue reading Hāttiban Hike— Passing Through My Memory Lane

Friday Meme: Oldie but Funnie


Not biblical but just for fun! “He who drinks, fallen asleep; he who sleeps does not sin; he who does not sin is saintly; Therefore, he who drinks is saintly.” “जसले [मद्द] पिउँछ, त्यो निदाउँछ; जो निदाउँछ त्यसले पाप गर्दैन; जसले पाप गर्दैन त्यो सन्त हो; त्यसकारण, जसले [मद्द] पिउँछ त्यो सन्त हो ।” Continue reading Friday Meme: Oldie but Funnie

Birthday Party | One Stone – Kill Two Birds


We recently celebrated Mr. P’s 9th birthday. I did not feel a bit that we have had this young fella for these many years. It is also a reminder to ourselves that we, too, are aging with our kids. Maybe, we like to only focus on our kid’s growth. While doing so, we either tend to forget our age or just pretend behind the veil … Continue reading Birthday Party | One Stone – Kill Two Birds