HERITAGE AND LANDMARKS OF MANCHESTER

On one windy afternoon a group of around twenty five students from my University set out on a tour of some of the legendary places of this city. This post, in short describes some of the must see destinations of Manchester but every destination would be individually highlighted in later posts. CHAPEL STREET  Chapel Street…

HALLOWEEN’S ROUND THE CORNER

A HALLOWEEN-ISH STARE GIVEN TO ME BY MY NEIGHBOUR’S CAT Halloween for me, all these years, was just a festival celebrated in the Western world with kids haunting the neighbourhood for Trick or Treats in various ghostly costumes. However, this year I get to explore the culture of Halloween more closely than ever. The festival…

PUJO IN A DISTANT LAND

This pujo,  I am getting to see a lot of  great photographs of my friends in India, wearing colourful salwars, sarees and dresses , hanging out with their friends and enjoying the different pujos- including the craze of Deshapriyo Park. Here, in Manchester there is no such craze. Everyone on the roads maintain an unspoken…

REFLECTIONS OF A FESTIVE MIND

While everybody is busy immersing themselves in the slokas of Birendra Krishna Bhadra, I happen to be planning about editing my assignments and submitting them on time. For the last 15 years Pujo has been an essential part of my life. Every year, whether it be in school or in college Pujo for me used…

OFF TO A NEW CITY : MANCHESTER DIARIES

Life takes a different turn when you decide to relocate to another country. Apart from the feeling of missing your house, bedroom, study table, friends and other objects of interests, you have to face the herculean task of facing what’s waiting for you in the new country.  The people, the landscapes, the language, everything changes . Most importantly you…