Category Archives: India

What Do Retired People Do?

At around 10.30 AM every Sunday without fail, my Godson ND will ring me up to catch up with or share any news that may have transpired the previous week. I always end the call with the quip that he … Continue reading

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Life On The Simple Side.

This week’s Friday 2 on 1 blog post title has been suggested by Shackman who claims that he was inspired by our own old geezelle Tammy. She actually is a minimalist and far from a simpleton but, that is word … Continue reading

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Be Practical!

Indians use a term “Jugaad” to describe practical innovations to solve problems. Here is one such jugaad.

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My Top 10 Guilty Pleasures.

While I have accepted the topic as it was suggested by my fellow Friday blogger Shackman, I must straight away state that none of the pleasures that I enjoy can be called guilty, at least, not by me. I thoroughly … Continue reading

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Bureaucracy And The Colour Of Ink!

Arun Shourie is a remarkable human being and he writes extremely well. In his book ‘Governance and the Sclerosis That Has Set In’ in his typical style, he writes about how bureaucracy works based on actual experience that he had … Continue reading

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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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Attitude!

Child of itinerant construction workers in India.

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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 Monsoon Sets In.

It is not raining. It is pouring. You can get larger resolutions by clicking on the images.

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Language In India.

The image on the left is the cover of a book that explains a fascinating phenomenon and I hope that some of my interested readers will read it to understand why I find it so. My employer during most of … Continue reading

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