| KOCH DIARIES | 2-minute read
Nearly three years had passed by and a virus had shut everyone in. The world was locked. The fragrance of bakeries were a thing of the past.
Diksha and Anil had never been apart in the 25 years of their marriage. However, the pandemic reigned and the lockdown separated them on her special day.
Virtual calls that brought the world closer during the coronavirus could not connect these two anymore.
Compassion is not really an emotion that can be taught or ‘worked upon’. It is a quality of life that only arises as a byproduct, once you are at peace with your emotional pain.
He was all hers now. The lockdown was letting her trust him again.
The most heart-wrenching question for me is when I force my two-year-old son to put a mask on each time we step outside and he asks “Why, mamma?”
The surrender of the Saturday morning, the clean sweep towards a near-pixie cut, and us falling in love all over again.
What could have been a harrowing time became full of purpose. A calling. A metier.
| KOCH DIARIES | 6-minute read
It was the monsoon of 1993, and two districts of North Bengal were reeling from the horror of a flood that had left it crippled.
If the Kent aata-maker ad infuriates you, you are insufferable for me.