Memories from the battlefields of Vietnam, R&R in the Korean DMZ and much more… – by Joe Joshi

I had to rework some parts of the full package on the fall of Saigon since I first wrote it for The Bulletin newspaper in Bend, Oregon, on the 25th anniversary of the fall of Saigon.I ran a somewhat similar version, including other thoughts, on another anniversary when I was in Laredo, Texas, and for the […]

Letter from Indira Joshi, on the recent OCA UK meet

I was invited to a BCS reunion last Saturday. It was a lovely lunch at the Bombay Brasserie in Kensington. There were old students from 1935 onward. The Hindi teacher came with greetings from the headmaster and gave a very moving speech and they sang your school song. It was very nostalgic and moving, brought tears to […]

My pet rabbit and Mr. Goss

(Editor’s note: The exchange with Mr Goss is, as expected, lively. Here is an amusing yet poignant incident which seems to have ended happily after 50 years!! Little boys do carry grudges, real or imagined. !! A background introduction is given to lend the correspondence a perspective The intervening mail from Badal inducts a spot […]