Monthly Archives: November 2013

My top five songs

This topic is Shackman’s choice and I am posting it quite, quite late…………..but that is fine with my LBC blogging cool pals! An all time favourite—this song was sung by the Nightingale of Classical Music of India—M S Subulakshmi. In … Continue reading

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When I was young

It is raining in Chennai as there is a depression in the Bay of Bengal. On this rainy day, I was just thinking how nice it would be if we ate some bajji/pakodi (Indian tempura). This is a typical reaction … Continue reading

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In to the night–Diwali-Deepavali story

  Diwali is the biggest festival for Indians…it is like Christmas but has been in practice for more than 3000 years approx. The festival is associated with three stories. The one which we celebrate in South India—the TamBrams especially—is related … Continue reading

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Deepavali–Then and Now

    It is the eve of Deepavali—Dhanteras for the business community. I sit here at my keyboard and think of all the Deepavalis that have gone by. I am in my son’s home and this year my husband and … Continue reading

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