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WAtaday! - from an upcycled doll!

  WAtaday to be alive?! I mean that in a happppyyy sad way. There’s just so much going on in the world and it’s hard to decide which battle to pick. Everyone’s picking battles and here I am, just chilling on my bum because that’s my way of battling. Yep! Chilling on my bum! But I can afford to do that because my makers put a lot of thought behind me and they say I’m ever changing since I’m an upcycled doll! I know! I know! It does look like they didn’t put any thought behind me because I don’t have any features or hair or you can’t even tell my gender. But that’s exactly where they put so much...

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New born mango leaves and You

[Photo - Nirmala Patil] It’s the first day of phalguna, the last month in the Hindu lunar calendar. she comes running to me in the kitchen and taking me by my hand, she ushers me to the balcony and exclaims excitedly pointing her finger towards a lone mango tree faraway on the hill, ‘ma look, there are new leaves being born on that mango tree! It means it’s soon going to be spring, isn’t it?’ Such a small observation, but when my little girl of four makes it, I’m filled with joy and sweet pride. Because this is the kind of relationship with nature I’ve always hoped to cultivate in my daughter. The kind where she can learn to understand...

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