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Miss Meena

A lot of my free time for the past seven odd months has been taken up by Miss Meena – who seems to get into trouble requiring vet care now and then – as a result I haven’t been able … Continue reading

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The Last of Spring

Expectedly has a floral theme. My cousin Sujata who is a habitual sari wearer and looks pretty glorious in it. Taken on a Rang Panchami day @ the Empress Garden in Pune. The celebrations – by a private party who … Continue reading

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On Indian Clothing

The people of Pataliputra* dressed well in flowered muslins embroidered with jewels, and an umbrella was carried by an attendant behind the head of a noble when he went into the road. Kleitarchus, however, found that in other, poorer parts … Continue reading

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Personal Notes

Just a note. I don’t make any money from my tumblr/wordpress site – or leverage it in any way – and that’s fine by me. I enjoy doing it and if people learn something from it and go off and do … Continue reading

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2014

I have moved back closer to home in India. It will be awhile before I get back to Australia and I already miss it. But I look forward to a few – hopefully – new things this year. Happy New … Continue reading

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