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Prevention or Positive Thinking?

A little three year old died in Hyderabad this morning because her head got caught in a lift at her nursery school. Just before that I read an Indian Express article about the need...

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Lights, darkness, candle light vigils

India just enjoyed the festival of lights , celebrating it with candles, diyas and neighbourhood balconies that competed with each other in shades of illuminated fairy lights. Although none of the lights created any shade because...

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Ma Kali

Kali Puja in CR Park was as colourful as Durga Puja. I wonder where people get the energy to keep celebrating, praying, dressing up the goddessess and then immersing them. Well we did it...

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Goddess visit

  Durga Puja 2015 was particularly lovely. It involved walking for many miles from one Puja to the next, every day, steeping oneself in the sense of being a part of a greater celebration....

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Lewduh

The first day’s plan was hijacked somewhat by the acute stomach pain of one of our party of travelers. A peaceful breakfast, some down time on the frilly bed which sadly didn’t have a...

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Destination: Shillong

Just back from an absolutely brilliant trip to Meghalaya. The North East has always beckoned enticingly but I have never been fortunate enough to make it even though Kaziranga and the one horned Rhino...

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Yoga : When Willpower is trumped by the Clock

If you’re wondering how to find the time for your yoga practice I feel for you. In an ideal world we would have the leisure to wake up to the twittering of birds, mindfully...

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Self education, Free

Free education online is an enthralling idea for me and I suspect for many others too which is why I want to share these resources with you. Marc and Angel’s blog, the link to...

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Spectacular Settings – August

The first part of the challenge consists of sharing a paragraph that stopped your heart because the setting was so spectacular. I have absolutely loved reading Helen Macdonald’s H is for Hawk and felt bereft when...

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