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The Indian Diaspora And Western Culture.

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Personality Traits And The English Language.

Padmum has decided to keep feeding me information so that I can blog about the English language. Here is the latest link that she sent me without comment but, I know, with the silent command, “go forth and blog” accompanying … Continue reading

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Peanuts!

Synchronicity strikes again. My post Grammar Police reintroduced my sister Padmum to my readers some of whom complimented me on having her in my life. That post elicited a comment from Tammy that she missed seeing her Vlogs. That was … Continue reading

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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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Idiot!

Readers of my blog posts know that I am blessed with regular experiences of synchronicity. Here is another experience. Two days ago, I received a phone call from a friend who had emigrated to Australia and has just returned to … Continue reading

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Mr. Regret Iyer.

If that title intrigues you, rest assured that I am not joking. There is a gentleman in our Southern City of Bengaluru with that name. Even Wikipedia has a page on him. You can read all about him in this … Continue reading

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What Is Love?

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Marginal Utility.

It has been a couple or more decades since I had to deal with this old chestnut. It is difficult to remember constantly that Pravin is very much younger and is quite capable of challenging my memory with such ideas … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger 13. Breakfast Food.

I was introduced to Dal Pakwaan in 1990 at a place called Ulhasnagar which has a fascinating story of giving refuge to refugees and becoming a town buzzing with small scale and cottage industries making the local populace a hard … Continue reading

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The Himba People of Namibia

My cousin Shankar who keeps coming up with amazing pieces of information sent this link to me which I want to share with my readers. We have a few such tribes still in existence in India too but they too … Continue reading

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