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Disappointingly “Lincoln”

I have always been tickled by the fact that my birthday  is a public holiday in the US ( mainly because I share it with Abraham Lincoln).  It is this fact that makes me an admirer of Lincoln and all things Lincoln. So much so that the one birthday I was in Washington DC I actually went …

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Playing for Keeps

This morning I finished my walk by 7 and my breakfast by 8 and found myself enjoying the house to myself. I decided to call up a few friends to find out what they were doing and when Jo suggested we go for a movie I almost gagged – 9 am is a bit too …

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The life of Pi – A Fine line between fantasy and ludicrousness

After almost a month Jo and I managed to see a movie. Since we are now discerning movie viewers given the ridiculously high cost of movie tickets these days, our movie viewing has become restricted to only those that have come highly recommended. Since ” The life of Pi” came highly recommended especially since it …

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Argo -Unbelievably True!

It never rains but pours! Of course it was not raining in Mumbai which was thankfully dry as a bone. With hurricane winds playing havoc in the US and down south, I was glad that we were enjoying our hot Mumbai weather. These days there is just a slight nip in the air, a barely discernible …

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Shirin & Farhad

Anyone who has experienced a Mumbai monsoon can vouch for how miserable it can be when gusts of wind blow your umbrella inside out,  drains overflow and water streams down in slushy torrents down a hilly road and  the rain coming down in blinding sheets – leaving you with no option but to stay at …