Monthly Archive: October 2012

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Halloween all year round

 I remember those childhood days when our parents used to entertain almost every other night. In those days it was very fashionable to socialise and a person’s career often depended on his social skills...

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English Vinglish – a breath of fresh air.

I must be among the last people in Mumbai to see “English Vinglish” a delightful Hindi movie which I could very well identify with! This was largely because my regular movie pal was traveling...

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How to Insure your Car in Mumbai

Premier Padmini (Photo credit: Wikipedia) In today’s day and age when everybody has a car getting it insured seems like child’s play. I mean how difficult can it be? When you buy a car,...

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Murderous nanny

After a long time I’m actually staying at home this morning. Of course I am not doing anything much which often leaves people conjuring images of me swinging from a fan like an Orang...

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When Truth becomes stranger than Fiction

I first read George Orwell‘s futuristic novel “Nineteen Eighty Four” when I was all of fourteen. At that age, 1984 seemed as far away as his idea that Big Brother was watching. I honestly thought...

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Lady in waiting

Well I’m back to playing my favourite game – being the lady in waiting. This time I’m waiting for my guests to arrive – guests who are not guests because they are actually family....

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Thoughts after Nine days of Goddess Worship

Today is Dussera or Dasra (as I know it) a festival to mark the nine nights of worship to the mother goddess.These nine nights of worship are celebrated twice in a year, once in the...

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Can’t you forgive Lance Armstrong?

This morning’s head lines screamed that Lance Armstrong was stripped of all his 7 Tour de France titles. It was only a repetition of what was playing on the ticker tape in last night’s...

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Shopping for the reluctant gift receiver.

This post is a part of the contest at BlogAdda.com in association with Badhai.in I love receiving gifts and even if I am getting the sixth pink scarf, I oooh and aaah in appreciation,...

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Family dynamics

So I survived the Scorpion’s sting and have lived to tell the tale. The scorpion was a bit subdued with problems of her own. It only goes to show that no man is above...

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