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I shall be an awful knut

Atherstone, Coonoor, Madras
Oct. 6 1915

My dear old Elsie

I cannot thank you enough for your delightful birthday present which came this Mail – you could not have sent me anything more useful than the handkerchiefs & tie and I shall in future be an awful knut1 – I shall enjoy the smokes too – it is naughty of you to spend… 764 more words


My association with rain...

Rain is just a beautiful feeling. I love the sound of the rain on the roof and try my best to sit next to a window with a hot cup of soup, wherever I am! 574 more words

Enchanting Moments

Some pictures are visually disenchanting. They do not overwhelm. Just the case below.

But, there are moments which are exclusive, which make some pictures exceptional. This picture for me holds some of those moments. 101 more words


1915 - July 11

Frightfully hot. 120º in the shade yesterday and sandflies biting me to pieces. When I opened my box at Simla in the Commander-in-Chief’s house and took a clean shirt out, a scorpion jumped out of it! 37 more words

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