LIFE IN PICTURES
are some of the pictures that belong to an album that I have
compiled, of highlights from my life.
Take the trip down memory lane with me.
in a pensive mood
I be thinking of life at that tender age?
Shakun, maiden name Vimlu was born on Dec 25, 26 or27 1944.
date? not sure. Long story!
with my father Mr. Jamnadas Pessumal Khiani ,
mother Ms Lajwanti ne Durupadi Jamnadas Khiani (born
Uttamchandani) and my elder sister Kamlu
left: My Chachi Lachmi, My Chacha Mohandas, My Bua Lala (Rukmani),
her husband Kishinchand Hundaamal Mahtani, My mother, my
left: My sister, my chachi and myself
father was a good man and my mother was happy.
was short-lived. My father died when I was 4 yrs old.
mother took to a life of prayer. Her faith carried her through
the many ups and downs of life. She was always protected.
A Mother, my Mother
goes on...Dancing to the tune of life and the 'Flamenco' in
early education was in Tenerife Canary Islands, Spain
the school uniform of the Dominicas
am in the center.
Hindu Customs and Beliefs
left: Myself, my sister Kamlu, my cousin brother Nanik
elder sister Kamlu married in 1957 and stayed on in Tenerife.
at thirteen, right in front.
mother decided that I needed to be in touch with my Indian
culture, so we returned to India. This picture is taken in
Milano (Italy) With my mother and my aunt, feeding the birds!
in Bombay! Got to meet and get to know the maternal part of my
photo belongs to an album, so excuse the wrong captions
to Queen Mary High School and then to Jai Hind College.
picture is taken at a play that I took part in. I am behind
Back to school
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