Monthly Archives: July 2011

Alopecia Totalis.

This post has been inspired by two developments. The first one was during a chat with a friend when I was told that women wear wigs after loss of hair following treatment for cancer and that the care giver must … Continue reading

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The Presswallah.

By now, my readers are familiar with the adjective ‘wallah’, which Indians attach to a person or a trade or whatever. For instance, I am known as the Dhaadiwallah, to indicate that I wear a beard, dhaadi in all Indian … Continue reading

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Outsourcing To India.

Enough noise has been made about outsourcing computer related work to India, without my having to contribute anything more. There is another very interesting outsourcing to India operation taking place without too much noise, and I want to share that … Continue reading

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Weekly Recap – 2.

My Sunday started off with an amazing blog post by Val in her blog Absurd Old Bird. While I was in the process of recovering from the very high orbit into which I had gone, another mail came in from … Continue reading

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Guilty Pleasures.

Welcome to the Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where Akanksha, Anu, Ashok, Conrad, Delirious, gaelikaa, Grannymar, Magpie11, Maria the Silver Fox, Padmum , Will knot,and I write on the same topic. Please do visit the linked blogs to get eleven different … Continue reading

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Pheriwala Arun Salvi.

This is Arun Salvi, a vegetable vendor who brings fresh vegetables every day to our door step. He is a born and bred Punewallah and his late father left their village near Ahmed Nagar, about 130 Kms from our home, … Continue reading

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Social Activists.

My readers will remember the day light murder of the journalist Jyotirmoy Dey about which I had written in my post The Endangered Species. My friend Narasimha has this poignant observation to make in his group mail to all his … Continue reading

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A Laurie Baker Home.

Anil and his charming wife Neena have been my friends since 1985. The story of how we became friends and some information about the two of them will shortly follow in a separate blog. They are remarkable people who faced … Continue reading

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Weekly Recap.

I have had an eventful and unusually busy week behind me and as I reflect on it, I find that there is a lot that I should be grateful for. I have come across many suggestions that we should have … Continue reading

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Unwritten Laws.

Welcome to the Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where Akanksha, Anu, Ashok, Conrad, Delirious, gaelikaa, Grannymar, Magpie11, Maria the Silver Fox, Padmum and I write on the same topic. Please do visit the linked blogs to get eleven different flavours of … Continue reading

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