Monthly Archives: April 2010

Weddings.

A very dear friend from Scotland is determined that I should get married again and has sent me a link to a video that shows how modern weddings are conducted in her part of the world. In India, Hindus get … Continue reading

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A Dental Story With A Moral

As some of my readers and Darlene know, I have been having an ongoing battle with my dentist and an uncooperative partial denture. It now appears that my brother Barath has been having his share of adventures as well. Since … Continue reading

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Maturity.

Welcome to another post of the Friday Loose Bloggers’ Consortium when eleven of us post on the same topic chosen by one of us. Today’s topic has been chosen by me. Please do visit Ashok, Conrad, Grannymar, Magpie11, Maria, Gaelikaa, … Continue reading

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Shashi Tharoor On TED.

As an Indian, there are many things that I would like to say about my country, but find few who will listen to me. Shashi Tharoor, our latest political star who arrived on the scene via a career as a … Continue reading

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India, My India!

Let me first explain some background.  Shri D Y Patil is a Governor.  This is a titular post to accommodate surplus politicians and bureucrats who can still contribute(!) in some way to the political party in power in the Center, … Continue reading

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Liberals, Conservatives/Libertarians.

I have acquired a new blog friend Kevin at Toast, with a liberal amount of butter, In his latest blog post, Info From The Inbox on an email received by him, he has reproduced a fascinating comparison between American Liberals … Continue reading

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Scorned Women – II

In response to my earlier post “Scorned Women”, I have received this image and the quip below it from Darlene via Grannymar. It is too good not to share with all my readers. And thus dear students, we have arrived … Continue reading

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Scorned Women.

“Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned,” spoken by Zara in Act 3, Scene 8. in The Mourning Bride. – William Congreve. Our blog friend Nick in his blog ‘nickhereandnow’ … Continue reading

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Art.

Welcome to another post of the Friday Loose Bloggers’ Consortium when eleven of us post on the same topic chosen by one of us. Today’s topic has been chosen by Ginger. Please do visit Ashok, Conrad, Grannymar, Magpie11, Maria, Gaelikaa, … Continue reading

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Salute To Ratan Tata.

India’s 26/11 at Mumbai needs no special mention to my readers. The Taj Hotel, too is too well known for me to write about, What may not be known to many of my readers is that the Taj group of … Continue reading

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