This blog is going to be exactly what the name says - slices of my daily life.
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Yes, I WILL judge you...
...lady driving the car too fast in heavy traffic with one pre-schooler in the back seat reading a book, a toddler in the front seat (NOT in a car seat or strapped to the seat with a seat-belt) chewing on a toy, ALL THE WHILE TALKING ON THE CELL PHONE !!!
There I was sitting in ‘The Chair’
with a plastic thingy in my mouth to keep it open while my dentist used frightening and
noisy drilling and scraping machines to repair the damage caused to my teeth
due to my phobia of visiting dentists. As usual, there was music playing in the background. When the first song ended and second one began, intently staring into a cavity,
he asked me, “So, tell me, who is this singer ?”
On popular demand (=
request from (possibly) the only reader of this blog), we interrupt the
broadcast of the UK diaries
to post about the short work-vacation trip to Belgaum. For those interested and waiting
with bated breath (!) for the last instalment of the UK diaries, it shall be broadcast
after this post…I promise !
I am currently on a short
trip to Belgaum
to conduct a theatre workshop for kids aged 8 to 15 years. I had never been to Belgaum before. So this
has been a very interesting experience. Here are some (word, not
photograph) snapshots from the trip. ******* The first thing that struck
me as I reached here was the very different way in which everybody spoke
Marathi. The accent is distinctly Kannada and the words and sounds are very
well rounded. In Pune-Mumbai we speak in quite a sharp manner…crisply cut
sounds et al. Also, there is a fun way of combining the last two words (usually
the verbs, in Marathi) of a sentence. I learnt that almost 80% of
the population of Belgaum