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is a publication of Farewell
the Winterline featuring personal reminisces,
funny & thoughtful stories by people who have
lived in India, Pakistan, and the Far East as
well as cultural articles, discussions and nostalgia....
with a few tasty recipes added for good measure.
Editor: Cynthia Brush
Graphics: Bill Grey
© Copyright 2003 Chipkali Creations
A Big Shock
Yes, moving from that parsonage at 904 West Montgomery, Spokane [Washington USA] to 435 4th Avenue Khargpur, India did bring some shocks. One night, shortly after we got there, Nathalie woke up with something crawling over her face.
Of Sustenance, Sentiment, and Savory Challenges
By Cynthia Brush
Ah...FOOD! A most satisfying excuse for gathering round the dining table for conversation, jokes, stories & laughter while savoring daily staples or unusual delicacies. The creative inspiration of cooking, baking, and holiday treats. All mix into the marvelous soup of my family's past with influences that waft temptingly into our daily routines. (more)
By Beverly Brush
By Sunita Bouri
Are any of you superb cooks or food connoisseurs? We're hoping our readers enjoy great food as much as we do. After all, don't each of us crave Indian & Pakistani cuisine from time to time?
PLEASE share your favorite dishes with us, especially if the ingredients are generally available and the recipes easy to make! (more)
By Stan Brush
There it is in print, in the paper, a news item originating in New Delhi announcing that the Government of India approved the formal request by the Government of West Bengal that Calcutta be changed to Kolkata! (more)
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
Several years ago we came across an entrancing CD "Mustt Mustt" [pron. muus-tah muus-tah] on the Real World Label, a world music collaboration between Canadian producer Michael Brook and the late Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan of Pakistan. (more)
Reader Reviews of Farewell the Winterline,
Memories of a Boyhood in India
Our diverse readers all come to the same conclusion when it comes to this memoir about growing up in India in pre World War II era India.