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Why do we like dark characters?

Last week I went to a few local events, finally! Saw an English play, a Hindi play and went to Comic Con. I was desperate to go to the events but couldn’t get any company so I decided to venture out alone and it all worked out great. I have seen a lot of plays […]

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The fun of seasonal vegetables

These days the vegetable market in India is overflowing with leafy green vegetables like spinach, mustard, methi and bathua. Most of these vegetables are available all year round, except bathua, which is available in winters only and probably that’s the reason I love it the most. I think, earlier when the vegetables used to change […]

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It’s a happening place

In US we used to live in Fremont, in a nice quiet area. As Tushar grew up, he often told us that Fremont is a dead city, there was nothing happening there. He said that there is nothing to do outside the house and that he wanted to work in the city where there is […]

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Labor is cheap (and unprofessional)

One of the most touted benefits of living in India is that you get cheap labor to get your day to day tasks done. Very true, but be aware, you get what you pay for (most of the times). People call themselves carpenter, wiring specialist, plumber, electricians and gardener but the only competency they have […]

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It’s a Metro!

We moved to our new apartment last week, yeaaaaaaaay. For past few days, I have been on my feet the whole day, getting the stuff moved, unpacked and placed at proper place and my feet still hurt ;-(. Yesterday was the first day when I was at home alone and decided to take it easy. […]

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