Monthly Archives: August 2011

Chintan – Idli/Vadai wallah.

This is Chintan. Another one of Pune’s Pheirwallah entrepreneurs. He is a particularly important contact for me as he supplies home made stape food for many people from the South of India living alone in hostels, and fellows like me, … Continue reading

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Gokulashtami / Krishna Jayanti.

Today will be the day that many youngsters have been looking forward to ever since the monsoon rains started to pour. It is Krishna Jayanti, a day to celebrate and have fun. There are many ways of enjoying it and … Continue reading

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The Lungi Man.

My regular readers will recall the fascination some of my readers have for the Indian dress, the lungi. What started it all off was this post. To add some masala to the subject, here is a fascinating take on the … Continue reading

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Weekly Recap – 7.

Saturday was Rakhsha Bhandan day and we had the usual running around by Ranjan to his Rakhi sister who sent across some amazing sweet meats and chicken khababs for my father. Our ex help Asha came with bag of goodies, … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where Akanksha, Anu, Ashok, Conrad, Delirious, gaelikaa, Grannymar, Magpie11, Nema, Noor,Ordinary Joe, Paul,Maria the Silver Fox, Padmum , Rohit, Will knott, and I write on the same topic. Please do visit the linked … Continue reading

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Happy Pateti.

Today is Pateti Navroj is the first day of the first month of the Zoroastrian year. Struggle for good against Evil With Humata (good thoughts), Hukta (good words) and Havarshta (good deeds). Thus spoke Zoroaster, the great prophet of Iran … Continue reading

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“I’d like to widen people’s awareness of the tremendous time span lying ahead — for our planet, and for life itself. Most educated people are aware that we’re the outcome of nearly 4 billion years of Darwinian Selection, but many … Continue reading

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Window Shopping.


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Mahadev Kasabe – Raddhiwallah.

This is Mahadev Kasabe. He hails from Sholapur, a town South East of Pune on the broder of Maharashtra and Karnataka. He comes from a family of landless peasants and ten years ago, his father decided to move to Pune … Continue reading

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