Monthly Archive: August 2013

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A Dummy’s Guide to Outsmarting the Smartphone

In a previous post I had mentioned that I was now a proud owner of a Samsung Galaxy Y, a Smart phone that made me au courant with the young and reckless. Being a...

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Madras Cafe – A must see this weekend

Getting Hubby Dear to the theatre is a challenge so whenever I suggest a movie I am always tense whether he will enjoy it or not. Rather hesitantly I recommended we go to see...

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Skies from Jadhavgadh

During my stay in Pune last week we made a quick trip to Jadhavgadh, a fort hotel a few hours’ away. Pune in the monsoon is simply perfect with its cloud cover occasionally breaking...

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Midnight visitors.

At the stroke of midnight Varun felt that someone was in his room. He opened his eyes a crack and felt the curtain move. He hugged his blanket closer to him as he heard...

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Rising Onion Prices and its effects in every day life

I’m enjoying the Pune weather this week and spending time with my folks. As usual the talk centred around what was happening both inside our house and outside. The hot topics were Our corrupt...

Burka Avenger – yet another caped crusader 0

Burka Avenger – yet another caped crusader

A young Pakistani teenager ,Malala Yousafzai, made history when she celebrated her 16th birthday with an address to the United Nations General Assembly in New York. This was remarkable only because she was the...

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Chennai Express

What happens when a 40 year old Grandpa’s boy decides to finally rebel? Watch “Chennai Express” to find out. I happened to see Shah Rukh’s interview on ND TV and was inspired to see...

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If holidays are made of memories – why not make them Italian?

English: Empty farmhouse near Bolgheri, Castagneto Carducci, Tuscany, Italy (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Happy families are made of happy memories made while families are together. All of us will recollect with nostalgia that gets stronger...

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Sunsets in Milan

The fading sun at 8 pm from Piazza Duomo Holidays alas must always come to an end! My brief sojourn in Milan was a bonus holiday busman’s or otherwise. That extra week with my...

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Why are we like that only?

It’s amazing how on my return to Mumbai I am inundated with bad news. Perhaps there is bad news going on everywhere but since I don’t read the news or watch TV when I...

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