Showing posts from July, 2014

Beef Vindaloo

July 25, 2014
Ever since moving to Perth 10 years ago, Ramadan has always been a quiet affair for us...


Monday Muse #8

July 21, 2014
Macro 105mm on rainy day Rain, Rain, Rain, come again and again,  In the winter, in the summer and in spring,  Come with joy, fall with happiness and go with sorrow,  Rain, Rain, Rain come again and again. Rain, Rain, Rain come to relive earth's pain,  Rain, Rain, Rain come to make nature happy,  Rain, Rain, Rain come to make livings happy,  Rain, Rain, Rain come again and again. Rain, Rain, Rain don't go away,  Rain, Rain, Rain i hope you will stay,  Rain, Rain, Rain come again and again.  ~ Vikram Pratap Singh


My Beloved Mom... 1938-2014

July 16, 2014
This time last year, I wrote about my trip to Kuala Lumpur, my excitement to be able to see  my mom again, to celebrate her 75th birthday. This year... I planned to be in KL from 4th July, with intention to spend at least few days of Ramadan with my mom. .....I made my way to Malaysia, with a heavy heart. My mom just turned 76 on 1st July. We spoke that evening over the phone, with me wishing her 'Happy Birthday' and we exchanged news. She sounded happy but I could detect from her voice that she was tired She was hospitalised a day before for hypoglycaemia . At 4.10am, 2nd July... as I was preparing for my suhoor or pre-dawn meal; its the 4th day of Ramadan, the phone rang, and I heard my brother's voice at the other end of the line... in his quivering voice, he whispered 2 words that change my life ... "She's Gone" Couldn't believe what I was hearing.... Stumped... tears started rolling down my cheek .... I can only planned but AL