School and Beyond

My mother, Shantha Bhat’s memories of her childhood. My son, Aravinda and I translated it. I started going to Bolvar school not very far from home. I do not remember its full name. We used to call it Bolvar shaale. I studied there till 5th std. I remember a teacher called Janaki. There was also… Continue reading School and Beyond

Tale of a copper vessel and summer vacations (Slice of life)

As I said earlier my Bobbe ajji was a very resourceful lady. If you remember, I had thought that Bobbe ajji lived away from us when we lived in the kottage room. Now I recall what my mother told about her. It seemed that she had always been living with us. Before coming to Harady,… Continue reading Tale of a copper vessel and summer vacations (Slice of life)

Long ago Days :)

Memories of childhood written by my mother, Shantha Bhat, in Kannada. My son,Aravinda and I translated it. My earliest memories are of our one-room house in Harady. I must have been around five years old in 1946. The room was part of the ‘kottage’ of the main house. My parents, I and my sister Jaya… Continue reading Long ago Days 🙂