Stories from Assagao, Salvador-do-Mundo, “Ponchivaddy”…


FOR A CHANGE, last night, one was really in a mood to read out bedtime stories to my five-year-old. In advance, one warned her that there were enough stories coming up to surely tire her out. She was game, and the festive school holidays for Ganesh allowed it; till her mum reminded all that Riza had been getting insufficient sleep over the past few days. Anne de Braganca Cunha’s *Goan Whoopee: Goan Tales For Children* was responsible, of course, for just one night of sleeping late. After picking it up from Mapusa on Friday, one wanted to kill two birds … Continue reading Stories from Assagao, Salvador-do-Mundo, “Ponchivaddy”…