Going up

April 16, 2006

One of the features of apartment living which no builder talks about, but which is an everyday occurrence, is the interaction of the residents, not in the clubhouse, swimming pool, gym or lawns, but in the lifts.

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Dancing on Glass

April 15, 2006

Saw a play today at Ranga Shankara by that name. The play was very good, the two actors (of course it was an actor and an actress, but now that word “actress” is not a good one to use for some reason) were excellent, and we enjoyed ourselves even though every four letter word imaginable and some not-used-even-today-in-daily-conversation six-letter words were strung through the script. It was extremely funny and sometimes also moving.

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Conflict of Interest

April 13, 2006

I am deeply interested in classical music and do not know much about north Indian classical music, so I tape the “Ninaad” programme that comes on Star Utsav every morning from 5.30 to 6.30 am, and watch it later in the afternoon while I am working on my computer writing…many artistes talk about the raag they are going to sing, about their Gharaanaas, and so on…it is a great learning experience and wonderful music too. The visuals are also good,apart from the visuals of the artistes, there are lovely shots, sometimes of noteworthy ancient monuments, or just scenes from Nature.

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