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A spin through my ancestral village. Parra in the Bardez taluka of Goa is my ancestral village and the source of my last name. My father, Motilal Parrikar, was born here 91 years ago in a house that now lies in ruins. Next to it is the ancestral home of Goa‘s current Chief Minister. We […]

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More tales from Monsoon 2012 in Goa.         The images of the fishermen were taken on Tiracol river in Keri (Querim) in Pernem. The paddy field is from Vazrem, and the quartet from Nadoda, both villages in Bardez. All the earlier posts on the romance of the monsoons are catalogued at this […]

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What Goans live for. Goa‘s poet laureate, the late Bakibab Borkar said it best1: Please Sir, God of Death Don’t make it my turn today, not today There’s fish curry for dinner. ([1] Great Goans by Mario Cabral e Sa and Lourdes Bravo Da Costa, N.N.A.P. Publications, 1991.) The Goan term for fish curry is […]

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