I first met Abida Parveen when I was 19. I had absolutely no idea who she was. Had not heard of her…. had not heard her….. 236 more words
Come May, June, July, Kashmiri households not only start getting summer ready… they also start their annual preparation for winters.
Summer cleaning means changing the heavy window curtains that were meant to stop the harsh winter air from coming in…replaced with thin lacy curtains to let the summer light in… it means removing the extra layer of flooring carpet from the ground meant to provide one extra layer of warmth for winters… it meant dusting and airing the house. 769 more words