• Rolling Hills, Munnar, from the corner table, #fromthecornertable
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    Tales from Munnar #2

    Brutal honesty will more often than not set you on a path that is opposing to one taken by others. On this road, you will battle anonymous adversaries, and trolls that will fight you until their last breath, ready to martyr themselves for a notion they think to be right. It could be for a subject as complex as the ‘functionality of the Prime Minister of India’ or as whimsical as ‘Should I enrol in magic school at 30.’ Heavy thoughts for a Monday morning, right? Thoughts like these have been flitting around my little brain for a few days now, especially after a conversation with a senior citizen that…

  • Summer Holiday, from the corner table, #fromthecornertable
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    Off on a Summer Holiday…

    “We’re all going on a summer holiday No more working for a week or two. Fun and laughter on our summer holiday, No more worries for me or you, For a week or two….” This delightful number sung by Cliff Richard, written by Brian Bennett / Bruce Welch, from the 1948 movie Summer Holiday, is the perfect description of my life at this moment. For as you read this post, I am walking in the lush landscape of Munnar after having traipsed through the lanes of Fort Kochi and will probably head to Thiruvananthapuram or Kanyakumari as the week comes to an end.

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    Three cheers for my wish list: Incredible India

    As mentioned in the previous post, that list was definitely not the end of my grand travel plans! It so happened that when reading my list posts with the error-locator glasses perched on her nose, a rather overwhelmed Rem – who also proofreads posts for me – suggested I split the MASSIVE list. “Make two lists – one of places in India and then the rest,” she said. What a splendid idea! There is so much of my country I am yet to travel. In fact, there are so many parts of my city that I have never visited. Does that make me the girl with three travel wish lists…