Euler claimed that he made some of his greatest mathematical discoveries while holding a baby in his arms with other children playing round his feet….
Stories from our mothers’ and grandmothers’ times routinely remind us that daughters faced hurdles in the not-so-distant past, even in families that today rejoice in the birth of every child, boy or girl. It is then refreshing to find this poem written in 1938, by parents who celebrated the birth of their daughter at a time when such hopes and dreams were normally reserved for sons.
Behold the Kalbelia dance performed in honour of the birth of a child. Featured in the 2014 calendar of the … More
Originally posted on Signals in the Fog:
Gobbemma: Decorated Gobar Ball placed on Muggu. We celebrated Sankranti yesterday. We drew muggulu (rangolis) and…