Teaser Tuesdays: Virgin Gingelly

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For this week's teaser, I am quoting an excerpt from Virgin Gingelly by V.Sanjay Kumar. In this excerpt, the protagonist is reading the following passage out loud from a book by Jeanette Winterson. Book collecting is an obsession, an occupation, a disease, an addiction, a fascination, an absurdity, a fate. It is not a hobby. Those who ...

Technology in Transit

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Travel has never been easier, both through the advent of a million and one guide books and more importantly, through technology. Every whim on your travel escapades can be eased with the use of one form of technology or another. So there’s never been a better time to start collecting stamps in that rather empty-looking ...

Old Fashion, Modern Function

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Designing your home is one of the most exciting projects of your lifetime. Try not to see it as a huge task, rather as a work in progress with the ultimate goal of designing the house you dreamed of as a kid. Huge projects like this are much more manageable if you break them down ...

Wordless Wednesdays: House Inspiration

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It's too bad that now after I have finished building my house, I see wonderful architecturally inspiring homes everywhere on the web. Another close-up of the exterior Love the interesting exterior The rough-finish ceilings, the windows, and the lighting -perfection Another view of the stairs and the landing A classical musical instrument (veena) is an ...

And The Mountains Echoed – My Review and a Health Update on Snubnose

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I read And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini over an entire night and day spent at the hospital waiting for Snubnose to be operated upon. Wait, what! Yeah, Snubnose has had some health issues for a while now. She has always been a delicate child succumbing to coughs and colds and fevers almost every ...