Tag Archives: Delhi

Chef.

Chef is a Hindi movie that I saw yesterday. It is an official Hindi version of the American movie of the same name. I have not seen the American version of the film and therefore am unable to compare the … Continue reading

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The Monkey Mind.

I have known JG since 1967. We were colleagues in the same organisation till I left the organisation in 1990. Our friendship strengethened when I was posted to Delhi where JG lives and our two families too got to know … Continue reading

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Rain.

What timing! It is raining cats and dogs during the second month of our delayed monsoon and this book by a debut writer comes along. Could not have timed it better. This is a story about how rain, a boon … Continue reading

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Travel Series IV.

Lin, this story goes back to 35 years and I had posted it in my blog five years ago! The main story again takes place in an airport but not with any officialdom! There is a follow up story to … Continue reading

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The Way Things Were.

A little background before I comment on the book. We lived in Delhi on two stretches. The first time was in 1968/69 when we were newly married and enjoyed Delhi as a more or less honeymoon location. The second time … Continue reading

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A Long Awaited Tryst With Laurie Baker.

Way back in July 2011, I had written about a Laurie Baker Home in which my friends Neena and Anil stay. In that post I had mentioned that I hoped to visit their home at the earliest. Much water has … Continue reading

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Sexual Harassment.

I was under the impression that Indian cities were the worst in the world for women due to sexual harassment that they face. Here is a sobering thought about the situtation. It is also another fact that among all the … Continue reading

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Sex, and the feminist’s new clothes – II

My earlier post generated some heated responses and since then, the matter has got a lot of momentum. Indian ladies in Delhi plan to take out a march on June 25, 2011. Delhi is the pits for safety of our … Continue reading

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