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RVC Centre and School

Posted on January 11, 2016 at 4:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Come to Meerut, in Uttar Pradesh, India, and visit the school my mother founded in 1948.

I discovered it 66 years later. A snippet of information hidden away in a file long forgotten.

I looked for an email address but found none. I knew it was part of the Military Remount Veterinary Corps my father belonged to. I looked up their Meerut address and wrote a letter. On the reverse of the envelope I said: To the Post Ma...

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Knitted Blankets for Charity

Posted on January 11, 2016 at 4:20 AM Comments comments (0)

In May 2015, I had the opportunity to create two blankets for Corso De' Fiori, a delightful design store in Auckland, New Zealand. The blankets were auctioned and the proceeds have been used to further the educational opportunities of the children of the RVC Higher Secondary School, started by my mother in 1948. Read all about the initiative, and the school, in the article...

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Posted on October 20, 2010 at 2:22 AM Comments comments (1)

Hi Everyone!

It has been sometime since I was here. I hope you all have been writing up a storm! Here are some topics incase you are having a difficult time thinking up of what to write about.

Write about a hobby you are passionate about.When did you start? Who started you off? What it does for you Write everything...

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Posted on June 14, 2010 at 10:17 AM Comments comments (0)

Hello Everyone!

Sorry to have missed posting last week but I had many pieces of creative writing to edit! Thank you all for keeping me so busy!!

This week, I have an interesting audience of younger children. So I am going to devote this week to the 6 year olds.

Welcome and here is a writing tip for you.

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Posted on May 31, 2010 at 10:19 AM Comments comments (0)

Hello again!


Here is something I read about what best stories are about.


‘The best stories have a strong theme, a fascinating plot, a fitting structure, unforgettable cha...

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