A Father–Daughter Tradition of Our Own: Viva el Fútbol!

A Father–Daughter Tradition of Our Own: Viva el Fútbol!

My first glimpse of the sunrise after pulling an all-nighter was not at a teenage pyjama party; nor after studying for my exams all night long. It was after a late night World Cup football match being played in faraway Mexico. Exhilarated after a particularly goal-some match, my father turned my attention to the open skies beyond our living room veranda. ‘Oi dekh,’ he said, pointing outside, and that’s how a 12-year-old saw the dark

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#FathersDay each day. A note to all fathers!

#FathersDay each day. A note to all fathers!

What memories I have of my growing up years, my father was not less fearsome than my school principal. I couldn’t cite any similarities between them but I kept wondering what was it that made us strictly adhere to both of them? Both were icons and leaders in their respective ways! Going through this grubwork with my niece, it dawned on me how breathtaking it is to make those little minds comprehend our good intentions

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