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December 2007

In her own words

By | 2007-12-27T11:36:17+00:00 December 27th, 2007|Uncategorized|

He was 45, she was 36., in 1989 Referring to her blood-stained family history, Bhutto wrote in the introduction to her memoir "Daughter of the East" that "I didn't choose [...]

Nair on the moon and other stories

By | 2007-12-26T16:40:23+00:00 December 26th, 2007|Kerala|

The gypsy that I am, while rambling around comes across this snippet, its about the people of Phillipines who "are heard talking about their beautiful country where beaches are spectacular [...]

Every year is a 2004

By | 2007-12-25T13:40:11+00:00 December 25th, 2007|Hmm|

I was closely following this election, and nearly missed the other one. As you know we have close to 30 chief ministers in India, but only two Adivasi rajas. The [...]

Tracking Santa :)

By | 2011-01-27T18:04:43+00:00 December 25th, 2007|Trivia|

Finally some good out of defense spending, like last year, NORAD sets you up to track Santa! And this time around it seems more fun. So whats the wait..."TRACK SANTA" [...]

Katha Parayumbol

By | 2017-08-26T00:38:10+00:00 December 25th, 2007|Movie Review, talkies|

The story is a little "Malgudy"-esque and has universal appeal. A simple story set in a village with all its innocence and its unique characters The protagonist is Barber Balan (Sreenivasan) who struggles to make a living with his dilapidated saloon which he wants to renovate.

Watching words

By | 2007-12-20T14:38:11+00:00 December 20th, 2007|Uncategorized|

In his poem, "So That You Will Hear Me," Pablo Neruda evokes the frustration of using language that resists translation. His words, which have been tailored in relation to himself, [...]

Red poppy

By | 2013-01-25T01:50:21+00:00 December 14th, 2007|Poetry|

Sonnet XXV Before I loved you, love, nothing was my own: I wavered through the streets, among objects: nothing mattered or had a name: the world was made of air, [...]

Al Gore, Nobel

By | 2009-03-08T14:40:37+00:00 December 10th, 2007|Trivia|

Seven years ago tomorrow, I read my own political obituary in a judgment that seemed to me harsh and mistaken – if not premature. But that unwelcome verdict also brought [...]

IFFK 2007 – Day2,Almodovar

By | 2007-12-10T09:30:51+00:00 December 10th, 2007|Kerala, talkies|

Day 2, 12th International Film Festival of Kerala Trivandrum, Dec 8th Got my goodies and the photo Id in the morning before the morning show at Kalabhavan.The film festival has [...]

Who needs to be educated?

By | 2007-12-05T13:03:18+00:00 December 5th, 2007|India, Kerala|

Sohrabuddin was killed in a fake encounter,said the CBI and the Supreme Court. With Gujarat Elections around the corner Modi put it this way, as NDTV reported Modi asked the [...]