Monthly Archives: January 2005

Raga Desh and Grey

Is evening a bad time to listen to a raga of the Night? Listening to Raag Desh. Ideally, it should be darker. But in this weather, it seems like it’s dark all the bloody time anyway! The sky outside turns … Continue reading

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Banerjee Commission report to be out soon

Banerjee Commission report to be out on Monday. Key finding? The Godhra train fire in the Sabarmati Express which led to the massacre in Gujarat was an ‘accidental’ fire. The Banerjee commission was set up by the Railway Minister LPY … Continue reading

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Desultory

There is a flurry of activity. Unwearable clothes. (Unwearable – Silk, Embroidered, Heavy, Stuff, Icky, Typically worn on weddings) Last few days in vacation mode. 🙂 A new job, a new house. Phew! Is there any job that pays you … Continue reading

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Tonight

Of how the night became a distant cousin and other stories that we burped out I indigested you And you seemed to laugh Giggles rotate restlessly around the axis of a burden and now I’ll kiss you goodnight in the … Continue reading

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Haloscan Commenting Update

Due to an issue I had with spam, have disabled commenting for a few days. Any inconvenience caused, would probably result in lengthier posts in other blogs. 🙂 Keep it Blogged!

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Contre la mort de la lumière

Dylan Thomas wrote this poem for his father. His father, who probably was his symbol of strength, began to turn blind in his old age. Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at … Continue reading

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Innocence… forsaken.

Wings brought my attention to this article on the Guardian. About a couple who killed a child by forcefeeding salt as punishment. Felt deeply upset. Child Abuse is a global phenomenon. And I disagree completely with anybody who claims that … Continue reading

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Why not where I am!?!

Now, I am very sure this is a conspiracy. Take 1 Jazz in Mumbai on January 16th. Featuring Ravi Coltrane (Of Coltrane & Coltrane, so what if I could never hear his daddy live!), Al Jarreau (A bit too Broadwayish, … Continue reading

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The animal instinct in me!

Just finished reading a brilliant book called Human Instinct by Robert Winston. I have been hoping to lay my hands on this book ever since I saw the BBC series on evolution, instinct etc. More than anything else, he seems … Continue reading

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Found the picture of the first time I went to Humayun’s Tomb! Mom, me and this gorgeous backdrop! Looks like my love story with Delhi started pretty long ago…

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On Pongal

Pongal greetings! At which other festival can you eat the festival. (Note: Pongal is a celebration as well as the name of a dish! Heh Heh!) Harvest. A cross cultural phenomenon, boundless in its expression! May the earth yield plenty, … Continue reading

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The wiki has died. Long live the wiki.

I woke up late in the world of techies. And being a non-techie, can only pretend to understand half the mumbo jumbo. For anyone who was associated with the Sea Eat Blog and knew about the troubles with Wikinews etc, … Continue reading

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