Taheera’s Story

Mehboob sits next to Taheera, his four-year-old daughter. Cross-legged on her bed, she rattles away names of people who have … More

No Rest for the Weary

Dhroom, click, snip, thunk, dhroom. These are sounds that defy the silence of the night, past midnight. The dhroom is … More

Obrigado, Bapoo

If you had been there, you would have never believed that Bapoo, my 94-year-old father, had late-stage dementia. I had … More

Keeper of Little Secrets

It is Family Day (Sunday February, 2015) and Taheera and Fazilla, the super aunts, and we, the grandparents arrive at … More