Monthly Archives: March 2014

Rava Idli And Chutney.

Yesterday morning when I was setting dahi (yogurt) as part of my daily routine, I discovered that we had too much of it in stock and decided to use up some of it for a dish for Sunday lunch. What … Continue reading

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Books – II A Time To Kill.

Please read my earlier post on Books to get why I call this post Books II. After reading Sycamore Row by Grisham, I got down to reading his book A Time To Kill. I finished reading it last night and … Continue reading

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[rating=4] Queen is a Hindi film which has been running in our theaters for the past three weeks to great box office success and has been receiving very good reviews. I was intrigued that a film with a relatively non … Continue reading

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My Favourite Poem.

Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. They come through you but not from you, And though they are with you yet they belong not to you. You may give … Continue reading

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My nephew Jai had posted a clip from Amadeus on his facebook page to illustrate his revisiting Amadeus.  That got me intrigued as I did not know that Jai was interested in Mozart at all and decided to revisit Amadeus … Continue reading

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Last week there was a time when I was feeling a bit low and not willing to go out. My friend Ramesh invited me to join him for some vada sambar in a very nice restaurant in our neighbourhood but … Continue reading

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Gran Torino.

I was unable to see this movie when it was released as I was quite preoccupied with more important matters than watching movies. It was something that stayed with me for quite some time as something to do in the … Continue reading

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Loose Bloggers Consortium. LBC.

I am delighted to announce that our friend Ashok has now recommenced his LBC posts and his first one on Fate is up at his blog Please visit him and leave your comments.  Just be warned that he is a … Continue reading

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I hope that you enjoy reading this post on the weekly Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where six of us write on the same topic. Today’s topic was chosen by The Old Fossil. The five other bloggers who write regularly are, … Continue reading

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3 Days To Kill.

Kevin Costner is an actor I never tire of seeing. So, when I saw the ads in the papers that he was the star in this movie, I decided to go and go I did this morning for the most … Continue reading

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