May 10, 2007

For some reason, LJ gave me these three posts from long ago on my friends’ page today:

Time flies by [Jan. 6th, 2007|09:10 am] murthys

http://vanook.pavanashree.org/mt-blogs/2007/01/time_flies_by.html Happy New Year everybody! I hope the new year brings all of us peace, contentment and much happiness. 2007 just snuck up on me and I didn’t even see it coming. 2006 was a good year. In no particular order:… Keywords: Happy New Year, 2006, 2007 link post comment

Not your average “Dedicated” quilter … yet! [Dec. 13th, 2006|04:08 pm] murthys

http://vanook.pavanashree.org/mt-blogs/2006/12/not_your_averag.html According to a survey conducted this year, quilting is more popular than ever with more than 27 million quilters in the U.S.! I know I didn’t take this survey, so that makes me quilter number 27,000,001. The survey also came… Keywords: link post comment

ಜಪಾನಿನ ಕಥೆಗಳು - ೧ : ಅವೊತೊ ಫುಜಿತ್ಸುನ [Nov. 19th, 2006|05:26 pm] murthys

http://vanook.pavanashree.org/mt-blogs/2006/11/aaaaaa_aaaaaa_a.html ೧೯ನೆ ಶತಕದ ಅಂತ್ಯಭಾಗದಲ್ಲಿ ಬ್ರಿಟಿಷ್ ಮ್ಯೂಸಿಯಂನ ಪರವಾಗಿ ಜಪಾನಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಯಾತ್ರೆ ಕೈಗೊಂಡ ರಿಚರ್ಡ್ ಗಾರ್ಡನ್ ಸ್ಮಿತ್ ಎಂಬಾತನು ಅಲ್ಲಿ ಕೇಳಿ ಸಂಗ್ರಹಿಸಿದ ಕಥೆಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಕೆಲವನ್ನು ಪುಸ್ತಕವಾಗಿ ೧೯೦೮ರಲ್ಲಿ ಪ್ರಕಟಿಸಿದನು. ಅವುಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಕೆಲವನ್ನು ಆರಿಸಿ ಅನುವಾದಿಸಿ ಇಲ್ಲಿ ಕನ್ನಡದ ಓದುಗರಿಗೆ ಪರಿಚಯಿಸುತ್ತಿದ್ದೇನೆ. ಮೊದಲನೆಯ ಕಂತಾಗಿ ಅವೊತು ಫುಜಿತ್ಸುನ ಎಂಬ ಪ್ರಾಮಾಣಿಕನ ಕಥೆಯನ್ನು ಅನುವಾದಿದ್ದೇನೆ. ಮೇಲಿನ ಕೊಂಡಿಯನ್ನು ಅನುಸರಿಸಿ ಇಡಿಯ ಕಥೆಯನ್ನು ಓದಬಹುದು.

ವೆಂ. Keywords: Kannada, ಜಪಾನಿನ ಕಥೆಗಳು, ಜಾನಪದ ಕಥೆಗಳು link post comment

A celebrity autograph [Nov. 19th, 2006|11:46 am] murthys

http://vanook.pavanashree.org/mt-blogs/2006/11/a_celebrity_aut.html We were waiting in Frankfurt for our flight to Mumbai. A nattily dressed gentleman caught my attention. Fellow beings who’ve spent close to 10-12 hours in a plane can be described as shabby, at best. Then of course he could… Keywords: Autograph, Bollywood link post comment

Ubuntu - first impressions [Nov. 3rd, 2006|09:04 am] murthys

http://vanook.pavanashree.org/mt-blogs/2006/11/ubuntu_first_im_1.html It took a few hours over the weekend, but I now have converted the old desktop to run Ubuntu 6.06 (from Fedora Core 3). The procedure was fairly painless - once I disabled the onboard floppy disk controller in the BIOS; apparently disconnecting the floppy disk drive isn’t enough - but I daresay you’ll find the installation experience different from the other distributions (atleast as they were the last time I tried them).

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Can anyone tell me why LJ is suddenly into archaeology?