Category Archives: India

Monsoon Rains.

A friend sent me these two clips to show how beautiful our Western Ghats are during the monsoon. They are also under human attack about which the less said the better. In just about an hour’s drive from my home, … Continue reading

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A Cow Plays Football In India.

You must have heard the term, Holy Cow used often and sometimes derogatorily as well. In India, the cow is even sacred and there is a legal ban on slaughter of cows. You can see them wandering all over Indian … Continue reading

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Kitchen Garden.

My daughter in love who is the boss of the garden at home had gone off to her mother’s place to mother-sit her mother recovering from a minor ailment. Her assistant and companion Mangal who is more or less the … Continue reading

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Diversity.

Wow! What a topic suggested by Shakman to write on for this week’s Friday 2 on 1 Blog Post! The other blogger Shackman is an American and I, an Indian. Two remarkably diverse nations. On the assumption that Shackman will … Continue reading

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Persistence.

I had written about this plant in our garden eight years ago. It just appears suddenly and one morning flowers with the stunning yellow coloured flowers every now and then. The last time I wrote about it was in September … Continue reading

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Sometimes I Wonder…….

What a fantastic topic that Shackman has come up with for this week’s Friday 2 on 1 blog post where he and I write on the same topic. Please do go over to his blog to see his take on … Continue reading

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The Monsoon Sets In.

It is raining finally. Last year, I had posted this on the 21st of June but today, it is exactly the same. Just ten days earlier. It is not raining. It is pouring. You can get larger resolutions by clicking … Continue reading

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Intolerance.

Intolerance is defined as an unwillingness to accept views, beliefs, or behaviour that differ from one’s own; or an inability to eat a food or take a drug without adverse effects. Having suggested this topic for this week’s Friday 2 … Continue reading

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Voluntary Work.

I have had limited experience of volunteer work but those in which I was involved were highly satisfying except one where I had to quit as it was affecting my sanity. The first exercise that I was involved in was … Continue reading

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The Great Divide.

The Independent’s headline ‘This is a battle of ideologies’: Divided Delhi goes to polls in penultimate phase of Indian election. Time Magazine’s cover says, “India’s divider in Chief. I just want to ask my British friends if when the British … Continue reading

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