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Kishore Singh: Don't be afraid of the dark

In all the years we have been married, my wife has had no occasion to be alone at night, whether by design or default. Mostly, we are out till late - my wife enjoys a large circle of 'friends' - else we have people over till the wee hours of the ...

Kishore Singh: Winter rain, hallelujah!

Winter rain is a premonition of ominous things. It was a day when the cook received a call from his wife to say he needed to sort out some nasty stuff between his mother and her, so there was no breakfast. His assistant, the usually perky lad who ...

Kishore Singh: The glory of a Delhi bonfire

On a night when the cold was intense, the children thought a bonfire on the terrace might be good idea. The staff had been hoarding firewood and coal for such an eventuality and were put to task bringing these out, dusting the trusty receptacle, and ...

Kishore Singh: Dog training days

The dog trainer had inveigled his way into our home and was fomenting rebellion in the ranks

Kishore Singh: Being good on Governance Day

Forgive me, Ma Smriti, for I have sinned. As head of the household, I had thought to set an example for the family, but the devil lured me with offers of mulled wine and turkey (actually chicken, showing a lack of respect for tradition, but let that ...

Kishore Singh: Tallying 2014 - The year that was

There comes the time of year when you start doing the annual laundry list of what you did - or didn't - achieve over its course. My daughter, who guards her sleep time zealously, spent 4,895 hours in bed, a few hundred of which were devoted to ...

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