Lisa Ray

The Yellow Diaries

Month: March, 2010

MM Memos and Gangajal

I’m back from Rishikesh.
The holy city of hindus. Located in the foothills of the majestic Himalayas.
Ganga darshan.
A glimpse beyond the bag of bones.
Spiritual theatre
Passed many shaven pilgrims. I have a new vision of myself now. In this city of mystics, mendicants and seekers, my tonsured head blends in.
My dad and I sat by the side [...]

Ever met a child philosopher?

I land in Mumbai on February 15th.
The immigration officer looks at my passport, glances up at me, looks down again then fixes me with a stare
‘Madam….’
A pause. Is my Visa legible? I really need to get my PIO card sorted.
‘Why you no have hair?’
And while it’s tempting to lean forward and whisper, ‘Shampoo- very expensive’ [...]

Back to Business

Back to the business of blogging
It’s been a while. Of moving from highlight to highlight. And then not writing about it. Cause the heart is not simply suspended in a body. It’s also linked to time and place.  So there’s a heavy in my chest, after all these months of membership in the Cancer Club. [...]