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Rest Day, 1st Calcutta Test

INDIA | Wednesday, 9 Dec 2015 | Views [434] | Comments [1]

I have now worked out that I can expand my screen so no excuses for embarrassing misspellings. My initial plan today was to get up at 5.30 and head down to the flower market. I changed this to 'Rest Day". After around a week in Kolkata and a longish ... Read more >

Tags: books, chi gung, food, meditation, rest, yoga

well that's it then

INDIA | Wednesday, 9 Dec 2015 | Views [273]

This evening I ate a vegetable biryani and another dish I didn't really need from Arkashan restaurant on Rippon Street. The Earl/Marquis/Lord? of Rippon was I believe a Viceroy of India at one point. I discovered this at the Victoria Memorial to my pleasure ... Read more >

Tags: nostalgia, revisitng past places

Photos: David_photogallery_IndiaMuseum

INDIA | Tuesday, 8 Dec 2015 | Photo Gallery

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there's generally a price to pay

INDIA | Tuesday, 8 Dec 2015 | Views [244] | Comments [1]

I just posted a very long and supremely witty, just how witty you will never know, blog that did not save. My blog, rather like a haiku has some very particular rules. It must include at least one winge and mention of food. Other rules may emerge. ... Read more >

Tags: city wanders, emporia

toughening up

INDIA | Monday, 7 Dec 2015 | Views [245] | Comments [1]

I've just returned from a reallt good yellow dahl and tandoori roti meal at the BBQ restaurant on Brook Street, Kokata. Not for the first time I feel slightly ripped off none the less, to the matter of pennies albeit.  this seems to be the game ... Read more >

Tags: winge

Photos: David_photogallery_FordHistory

INDIA | Monday, 30 Nov 2015 | Photo Gallery

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