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Tagged With: death

Dog with a blog: How I escaped an untimely death at the hands of my owner




I am a dog, a Lhasa to be more precise. There is nothing extraordinary about me. I am a common mountain breed as far as canines go; but I am happy to belong to a sturdy stock or I would not have lasted seventeen years with my human. That’s right, seventeen is exactly how old … Continue reading »






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It will be a year tomorrow




  It will be a year tomorrow. A year since the day I flew down to Dehradoon to see my father who had been admitted in the ICU all too suddenly. A year since that sleepless night when I struggled with my worst fears, telling myself they were not premonitions and they were just that – fears. … Continue reading »






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My tribute to the most extraordinary father




I never thought I would be publishing a post like this. I never imagined I would broadcast my grief to the world in such manner. And then it struck me, that I am only honouring my father’s life by writing and sharing this with each one of you. And so it is…. My father, Colonel … Continue reading »






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The curious case of the broken tooth (and the bitter truth)




Three days ago, at approximately the same time that an eminent person’s soul was leaving its mortal coil at his medically equipped house in Mumbai, I was dealing with bereavement in a clinical environment myself. With my eye fixed on the national geographic images that flickered on the monitor strategically hung over the dental chair, … Continue reading »






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