Category Archives: India

Going To Pot.

No peanut, your guru does not smoke pot nor has he gone to pot.  Not as yet at least. I use two types of pots at my home. The smaller one on the left is a glazed clay pot that … Continue reading

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Tea, 2.

When I wrote the post Tea, I clean forgot another very important aspect of how we drink our tea. Nick reminded me of it and here is how it is done.

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We are Indians. We are hopeless. At home we drink our tea from mugs. Or brought to us in glasses. Or from clay pots, called kullar here. The idea I would have thought is to drink the tea!

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Women And Men.

“We talk about how many women were raped last year, not how many men raped women. We talk about how many girls in a school district were harassed last year, not about how many boys harassed girls. We talk about … Continue reading

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Pizza And People.

I came across this quote from one of our genuine heroes, and just could not resist the temptation to share it with my readers. Pizza always confuses me. It comes in a square box, yet when you open it, it … Continue reading

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Among the very few regrets that I have is one that I could not get into any of the Indian Armed Forces due to my myopia. I have compensated for it by developing and maintaining very good friendships with some … Continue reading

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The Most Dangerous Issue In The World Today? 2 on 1# 8.

I think that the most dangerous issue in the world today is the rapidly depleting fresh water resources. We have just had a major dispute between two states of India being settled by our Supreme Court on the issue of … Continue reading

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Money To The Dead!

Some of my readers will remember my post on mail addressed to my late father advising him about his life after superannuation. A friend who remembered the post has now sent me this photograph. Please click on the image for … Continue reading

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What Is Your Favourite Place Of All The Places You Have Been? 2 On1 # 6.

There is absolutely no need for second thoughts on it. Pune, where I now live. I have done a fair bit of travelling around the world and have extensively travelled all over India. I have lived in Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, … Continue reading

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Customer Service.

I bought an electrically operated recliner from  a leading furniture maker of India in 2003. This is a US$1.323 billion (2015) revenue company with 12000+ employees. The recliner is in great shape and is my favourite perch. I spend a … Continue reading

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