Category Archives: Raves and Rants

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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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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No More Babies.

I had an interesting telephone call earlier today, with a friend who called me after almost ten years for a long chat. Both of us exchange WhatsApp messages, mostly forwards but, have not really been catching up with news on … Continue reading

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Memory?

This was at lunch yesterday with my friends that I had written about in my earlier post on our neighbourhood Irani Cafe. My hosts were, the young lady Deepali, sitting next to me to my right and her husband Sandeep, … Continue reading

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Age!

It is funny that many of my younger friends, and by that I mean much younger, say in the forties, send me information about old age. Today, I received from two different sources the following two messages.  Please click on … Continue reading

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Haldi Doodh.

Haldi doodh simply means Turmeric Milk. It is one of India’s oldest home cures and there will not be a kitchen in India which has not made this at some time or the other. After reading my blog post Checked … Continue reading

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