Last week, on the way to the Foreigner Registration Office we got stopped by the lights opposite the crematorium. The only reason I know it's a crematorium is because of the two tall, thin, metal chimneys that can be seen above the treeline. And the reason I recognise the type of chimney? Because when we … Continue reading The Blue Suit
I started this post last week at my in-laws house in the UK. Jet lag meant I was up at 5:30 in the morning. The H went for a walk, the in-laws were still asleep so I went downstairs with my cup of tea to write and to enjoy the peace and not so quiet. … Continue reading O Home, where art thou?
We are teetering on the edge of the Monsoon season. My attitude is different this year. Last year in Mumbai I was the curious expat, intrigued by the Monsoon horror stories related to me by other expats. “It’s awful, the city comes to a stand still”, “ The water is up to your knees, you … Continue reading Above Average
Back home from a two week holiday in the UK which was chilly but lovely. I took a cold with me from India which I managed to give to the family while we were in Cornwall. Sorry guys! Well I’m back in Pune and in my absence the H, true to his word, has tackled … Continue reading What’s Up?
Another rambledy, shambledy kind of post....Bits and bobs being unpacked from my head. Tinternet dust is not only scarce in Mumbai - there has been a distinct lack of it in Pune too for the last couple of weeks. This has been liberating and infuriating. I've quite enjoyed not having the temptation of Google during … Continue reading Pune Poona