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# Day 112 (Our willing Americanisation)

Last weekend we enjoyed a novel experience…attending the local city edition of Comic Con along with our son and daughter-in-law. There was much excitement and eager anticipation among the crowd milling around the venue as with childlike glee people were … Continue reading

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# Day 80 (The “Sholay” infatuation…)

The nation celebrates its 69th Independence Day today and there is much patriotic fervour being shared across platforms by netizens; but i shall be irreverent and talk about the 40th anniversary of a film release that has now become a … Continue reading

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# Day 77 (Heritage tales~the crafts village of Raghurajpur)

Raghurajpur, near Puri in Odisha, is a village that was developed as the states first heritage crafts village in 2000. The name came up while i was reading up about places to visit near Puri, as we were planning a … Continue reading

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# Day 69 (A voice for all seasons…)

Last year on this day the Google-Doodle (given above) acknowledged the 85th birth year of a legendary singer who has yodelled his way into the hearts of three generations of Indians now. Kishore Kumar’s 86th birth anniversary falls today and … Continue reading

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# Day 58 (The magic of being up close and “live”)

We live in an age that some have labelled as the “always-on-internet-era”. Videos of any kind of performance be it pop music, a comedy riot, a magic show or even a classical dance performance…they are available to us on our … Continue reading

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# Day 44 (Of Bardolatory…the Shakespeare Obsession)

” If you fix the year 1600 AD on a mental time line and travel twelve years before and twelve years thereafter~~in those twenty four years you will discover a body of thirty-four plays, the greatest to be ever written … Continue reading

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