तितली (Butterfly) – Chapter 3

Surprising Confession When Noorzia returned to the bungalow after seeing her husband off on his journey she found Reg distributing gifts to the servants after unpacking his belongings. These were items he’d acquired in England he knew would have interest to them. Each of the servants chatted excitedly as they received their gifts and pronounced a blessing on him for his generosity. Noorzia smiled happily. … Continue reading तितली (Butterfly) – Chapter 3

तितली (Butterfly) – Chapter 2

England When Reginald Cartwright arrived in London it was a wet foggy day. Smoke was mixed with the fog from thousands of fires lit to keep the cold at bay and there was an acidic taint to the air that Reg later learned was from factories spread through the length and breadth of the city. What a contrast to the sunshine and colourful atmosphere of … Continue reading तितली (Butterfly) – Chapter 2

तितली   Titali (Butterfly) – Chapter 1

Dehradun Colonel Horace Cartwright sat at his desk in Dehradun and cursed the heat and flies affecting his concentration. The Pankah Wallah studied his Sahib anxiously as he pulled ropes activating house ceiling fans reading irritation on the Colonel’s face and hoping it wouldn’t result in scolding should he not activate those fans fast enough to counteract the shimmering heat. The Colonel shouted for the … Continue reading तितली   Titali (Butterfly) – Chapter 1

The Singapore Connection – Chapter 10

Family Reunion Stanley didn’t sleep well that night as he was careful not to touch his sister in law. He turned it all over in his mind and looked forward to his return to Singapore with a mixture of happiness and apprehension. He now had knowledge how disappointed the family was with him, but he’d take up his load with enthusiasm and win their respect … Continue reading The Singapore Connection – Chapter 10