Tag Archives: death

Dying in Mumbai – Those Left Behind

After all the formalities are over and the relatives have left and the solitude sets in…that’s when the void hits. It is perhaps worst for the spouse, who bereft as it is, is also suddenly left alone, especially if old, given the nuclear structure of our families. Statistics say that a living spouse quite often […]

When the Music (Didn’t) Die

I cried the day Lennon was shot and then spent the next two days playing all the Beatles albums I had, as loudly as possible. I almost blew out my speakers and fired the amp playing all the Queen I had, when Freddie Mercury died. I will take a day’s holiday when Knoffler or Springsteen […]