Gates...not Bill....

December 12, 2005

Everywhere I go, in public buildings, banks, and even parks, in India, I find this very strange phenomenon…the gates or doors are NEVER wide open, but always, ALWAYS, partially closed, with a chain and padlock to secure it that way. Very often one has to squeeze through.

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A heroine....

December 11, 2005

I have a friend, to whom I am not very close…but at the same time, I have a lot of affection for her, and our interaction has been very pleasant.

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Tail Raajaa (Wal- King)

December 9, 2005

Walking in Bangalore has become definitely a dangerous pastime; one has to watch one’s step all the time or risk twisting one’s ankles in any of the numerous potholes. Then there is the fear of the traffic…from the cyclist pedalling past to the BTS bus thundering down at you, there is the permanent fear of injury or worse. One keeps wondering what inhaling all the polluted air is going to do to one’s lungs….

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We need help....

December 8, 2005

We bought a wireless router in the US, and it was checked out as working OK…and we also bought wireless cards for each of our laptops; now the router doesn’t work and our wireless seems more hopeless as the days pass….if anyone knows someone who can help us out….HELLLLPPP!!!!I wish we knew enough about software to help ourselves, but we don’t….

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Not as avant garde as all that...

December 7, 2005

Went to a play being put up as part of the Bangalore Habba…it started out with an actor doing some form of slow-motion aerobics while shouting the dialogue a couple of words at a time as if he was in terrible pain…all the walking I had done today made me go to sleep for a few minutes. I woke up to see the same actor continuing his stomach-ache aerobics…my friend and I found several people walking out and quickly followed suit.

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