Paulson Pulikottil spent early childhood (up to 8 years) in the urban centers of Ernakulam and Thrissur, Kerala. Rest of his life was in a sleepy rural patch of Kerala rich in natural beauty, fauna, and flora placed between the Arabian Sea and hills, surrounded by a lake and lots of trees. Good part of his adult life was in Bangalore, Pune, Sheffield with brief stints in the US and UK.
The Lord helped him to trot a considerable part the world which exposed him to people, cultures, and languages and gather a huge cache of friends.
He was seminary professor for 33 years and pastor for 16 years. Currently leading post-seminary life, he doesn’t consider himself “retired.”
He is married to Sheela. They have two married children–a son, and a daughter–and altogether four grandchildren.