She said aunty I will also become a watchman when I grow up. I started laughing at her and told her girls can’t be watch’man’. I had never heard or seen a watchlady.
Calico and his men were still on the island where they were shipwrecked. Their earlier adventure was over but little did Calico know what was awaiting them.
I love reading and when Sampurno was born, I wanted him to be an avid reader as well, so, I began my son’s reading journey at a precocious 4 months old, much to the ridicule of others at home. Not, that I expected him to sit with me and read along. But, it is one of the most enjoyable activities we have done together while spending quality time.
There was a boy named Ray and he desperately wanted to become a Nurse, but during his time boys were not allowed to become Nurses. People thought it was job suited more for females. But that was not true and Ray was about to change it.
“The world is changing rapidly, Ajji,” remarked Amma wistfully as she set the table for lunch. “Girls are expected to effortlessly balance work and home, why not the boys? Besides, I think Grandfather was an excellent cook and is the person who taught you the decadent badam halwa you are famous for!”
If it were up to him, he would have loved to be a primary teacher.