Category Archives: Mama tales

It’s Party season

I read an article in the New York times where the writer observed that; “The real problem with entertaining is that it can’t be done without guests. And the real… Read more »

School is out

Toward the end of October, at a winding-up party for a contractual job I’ve been on since June, I was making small talk with my boss for the contract period…. Read more »

cricket blog


I’ve been coming here often just to be sure that the blog is still up. The silence that confronts me is deafening. No reader comments, no traffic, nothing. If I… Read more »

Esther’s 40th

Did I tell you I don’t get invited to a lot of parties? Well, that is fast changing. I think it’s the blog. It’s given me some sort of celebrity… Read more »