I must apologize to my readers for my long absence from publishing new episodes of these stories.. Before I go on with
Life begins at Icklesham
I was amazed that several people reacted to my last post – Icklesham. This story also got a large number of Likes
I had taken a long break from writing but now feel compelled to continue my narrative. My first two years in Coonoor
Coonoor and Beyond!
If I thought I was going to miss the Cochin social life I was in for a pleasant surprise. Sure, I would
The Coonoor Auctions!
My wife and I were delighted with our move to Coonoor. She liked the cooler climes of Coonoor which had an amazing
A difficult but important decision!
The visit of Guy Routledge from the UK and Dipak Roy from Calcutta was more than a “coming to inspect the men
A bit of history and our first home!
Guy Routledge, the last expat Chairman of J. Thomas, visited Cochin in October 1969, accompanied by Dipak Roy, who had taken
Whom God has joined…
Our wedding was fixed for 29th December. The year was 1969! This was an era in which ‘love marriages’ were frowned upon.
The most important decision in my life!
An unforgettable UPASI Conference! Today I would like to talk about an UPASI week that I would never forget! The year was
An annual event!
After a break I thought I should get back to my Tea story… Goings and Comings at JT Life in Cochin was
Dogdom series: My life with dogs – Part2
The making of a Dogshow Judge I realized that I had a passion for dogs but did not know where best I
Dogdom series: My life with dogs – Part1
A unique sport and wonderful hobby – Part 1 I was interviewed recently by Ante Lučin in his popular weekly program on
A wrong start!
As I wrote in my earlier blog Jani had travelled all the way from Calcutta by train to Tiruvella in Kerala to
A perfect gentleman!
You hear this term less and less these days. When someone describes a man as ‘a perfect gentleman’ the name that pops
The urge to diversify
In a couple of years we had gained palpable momentum. Many South India tea producers realised that JT was a professionally run