Monthly Archives: July 2018

Taste And Flavour.

According to Ayurveda, humans can detect six flavours, sweet, sour, salty, bitter, pungent (hot and spicy as in chilli peppers) and astringent (light and dry as in pop corn).  I am fortunate that I do not have any medical condition … Continue reading

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Bank For Husbands.

I wonder how many more husbands she has banked in that bank! I also wonder quite how the bankers handled this Withdrawal Slip! Please click on the image for a larger resolution.

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Sleep Is The Best Meditation.

The title is a quote from The Dalai Lama. Way back in 1978 I was burning both ends of the candle and a very dear friend put me on to Transcendental Meditation to prevent me from self-destructing. I found it … Continue reading

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Book Review – Home Fire.

I do not normally review books that I read but, when I read something extraordinary, I do. Kamila Shamsie‘s Home Fire comes under this category. I came across this book by accident and bought it at the recommendation of another … Continue reading

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Child of itinerant construction workers in India.

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Chutki dedicates this post to Tempest.

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The Indian Head Shake.

If you have already visited India and are in a daze, or have met an Indian wherever you live and have been puzzled or, if you are planning to visit India, this article is one that you must read to … Continue reading

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The Wild West?

This should resonate with my friend Shackman!

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Frustration Continued.

Shackman and I have just written about our frustrations for our 2 on 1 Friday blog posts. I wish that I had received this clip before I had published my post. Easily the height of frustration!

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What Frustrated You Most Last Week And Why.

A friend recommended that I read a book on India that he felt would be of great interest to me. I went online to find some reviews and was convinced that I would indeed be interested and so went online … Continue reading

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