Category Archives: Music

Handmade Toy Violin.

Every now and then a street vendor goes around hawking handmade toy violins on Indian streets playing catchy and popular tunes to entice unsuspecting buyers. Earlier this morning, one such vendor went by our home playing one of my favourite … Continue reading

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Remembering Vs Doing.

My daughter in love Manjiree listens to the FM radio when she is busy in the kitchen and this morning she was listening to this lovely song from a nineties Bollywood movie. You can read the lyrics and the translation … Continue reading

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Melting Pots.

melting pot noun a pot in which metals or other materials are melted and mixed. a place where different peoples, styles, theories, etc. are mixed together. “Toronto is a melting pot of different cultures” I have a number of melting … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger 15. A Song And An Irish Troubadour.

My friend Sandeep was listening to this song while having lunch at home in the UK and sent me a WhatsApp message asking me to listen to it too. Little did he know that this will trigger off a great … Continue reading

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Incredible Music.

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Imagination II.

I have drawn inspiration for this post from a comment that Cathy made in my Imagination post. You can read her comments and my response in that post.

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Debbie Reynolds – RIP.

NO SHE IS NOT.

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George Michael; RIP.

I feel so unsure As I take your hand and lead you to the dance floor As the music dies, something in your eyes Calls to mind the silver screen And all it’s sad goodbyes I’m never gonna dance again … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger 9. Green Green Grass Of Home.

My sister Padmini, out of the blue sent this clip on whatsapp to our family group. She of course knows that her three brothers love this song but perhaps did not know another side to the story which I shared … Continue reading

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My Favourite Music.

My favourite music is Indian Classical of both varieties. I must however confess to a bias towards the Hindustani version simply because of greater exposure to it having mostly lived in the Northern parts of the country. Quite why this … Continue reading

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