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Overcoming the challenge of houseguests #UBC Day 6

On this 6th day of the Ultimate Blogging Challenge, I’ve actually reached a dead end. It seems strange because frankly  I’ve  lived a rich and varied life . I’ve faced lots of challenges which have taught me many a lesson. Which one do I choose? After thinking long and hard, I’d like to share an …

Mumbai Diary

How to order a gas cylinder #UBC Day 5

Order a gas cylinder? I can hear you ask that question. Now why on earth would you want to learn how to order a gas cylinder? Well, simply because if you use gas to cook in India, you will have to know how to order one. Many urban households in India use gas to cook. …

BLOG HOPS & CHALLENGES

When the National Flag Flies High #UBC Day 4

The 4th day of the UBC coincides with America’s Independence Day. The participants have been asked to consider this a holiday and post a patriotic picture instead. Actually, today is holiday in my part of the world – the start of Lord Vishnu’s four month vacation.Strangely, this holiday is marked by a day of fasting rather …

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Where shall I wander? #UBC Day 3

Goosey goosey Gander Today’s guideline reminds me of the nursery rhyme “Goosey, Goosey Gander, where shall I wander? ” Well, quite clearly I do not want to go to my lady’s chamber . Nor do I want to go upstairs nor downstairs. I actually want my blog to go to dizzy heights! When I started …

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Who, why, where and what : Of Blogs & Blogging

Last week I signed up for the month long Ultimate Blog Boost challenge which involves a month of daily blogging . I unfortunately missed the first day’s prompt so today I’m combining the two days into one . The aim of the posts was to introduced ourselves and the blog. Well, here goes Who : …

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Weaving yarns #A to Z Challenge

Weaving Yarns. Over the past three weeks, I’ve learnt a lot about the different kinds of weaves from India. It has been an interesting journey for me and I hope it has been equally interesting for you. Each and every part of India has a different weaving tradition. In Bengal we have fine cottons like …