Author Archives: Reflections at Mishras

Colours of Our Lives!

My usual chatty 6 year old is thoughtful one day on our way back home after school. I decide to enjoy the silence whilst pushing our toddler, amused seeing the autumn leaves being blown away by the wind, literally tickled … Continue reading

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On your mark, Get set, Go!!

I was at the birthplace of the mighty internet; listening to the tour guide on how ‘WWW’ was born in 1989 near a small town in Geneva where we now reside.  I wondered if the scientists then knew of the … Continue reading

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You will always be My First, and You – My Last!

“Mama things have changed!” “What do you mean? Nothing has changed.” (I said in denial). “Yes Mama, for me, things have changed in the way you love me”! Now I would have felt proud of this sentence or been happy … Continue reading

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Flying without roots!

Christmas and New Year time, is one of those times, when we, wanderers, start to re-connect with our families and friends far and beyond.  In fact today, more often than not, our families and friends that we grew up with, … Continue reading

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Budapest – A Boy’s Take of a Big City!

I was so looking forward to Budapest in July! I did not really know what it is but what mattered was that it was school holidays and it will be a place where Mama, Papa and I will be travelling … Continue reading

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Abracadabra…! There’s magic in all of us!

Once upon a time there was a little person living in a magical town where everything was possible! Raindrops were pearls, rainbows were ladders, pebbles were diamonds, and sand was gold. Feathers in the wind were untold stories from faraway … Continue reading

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Taking Stock this Season!

It’s Christmas time, the holiday buzz and the freshness of a New Year’s dawn to come! No matter where you are, who you are, you cannot help but join in the tag of emotions that comes with the Season! For … Continue reading

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The Big Little Man!

Our 52 cm just above 3 kilo bouncy baby, 3 years down the line, is a 3 feet over 13 kilo lanky little man! This physical transformation, albeit miraculous to watch, is nothing compared to the internal revolution within this … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka Bound!

For more than half of my lifetime, I have lived away from Sri Lanka, my birth country, the origin of my identity and the beginning of my being. I have been away – tasting and devouring the globe, breathing in … Continue reading

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10 Top Takes From a Child

Our son speedily came bursting out to our lives (literally!) on a sunny autumn’s day almost three years ago. I have seen and heard many an occasion how children change your lives but you never really know until this happens … Continue reading

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