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No wonder Fijians are so happy! First weekend as a volunteer.

The weekend of the 10th (and a little bit of Thursday)

Have you ever met a little kid and really hit it off? I don’t mean it in a creepy Michael-Jackson/come-here-baby- sort of way, but in a you-play-with-the-kid-and-the-kid-laughs-a-lot sort of way. 1,640 more words

Memories of Kumbh

Kumbh Mela is due at Nasik this month. I have never been to Kumbh at any place other than Allahabad. I’ve been reporting it since the first of this century and that was in 2001. 117 more words


How Guiding Prepared me for Law School

I applied for law school while I was a Sangam volunteer, completing my personal statement and ordering transcripts between delivering WAGGGS programming, bringing Guiders from around the world to the bustling market and taking in the beauty of Diwali celebrations. 636 more words

The Test Of Patience

Last week, when Zoya Akhtar’s Dil Dhadakne Do released in the theatres to a good 2 hours 50minutes of reel time, I saw the audience go berserk with philosophies of lengthy- time wasting movies. 1,027 more words

My Thoughts On... Some Recent Raj Kapoor Films Viewed

This post is a conglomeration of thoughts I posted on a Bollywood forum on various Raj Kapoor movies I’ve seen in the past couple of months. 2,916 more words

The Films

One Day Trip to Chunchi Falls (Karnataka)

Chunchi falls, an unfamiliar water falls which is located near Kanakapura and hardly 1 and  half hour drive from Bangalore. River Arkavathi which takes birth in Nandi hills flows furiously towards… 356 more words

Chunchi Falls

Faces in Kumbh

Millions of pilgrims from all over the world gather on the banks of rive Ganga-Yamuna after 12 years during Kumbh. Kumbh at Allahabad is believed as the largest congregation on our planet. 62 more words