Monthly Archives: May 2011

Filming Sai Baba

(This is Part 1) I read a couple of weeks or so ago of the death in India of the guru, Sri Sathya Sai Baba – or simply Sai Baba as he was commonly known. He was, to millions around … Continue reading

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Yoga and a week off work

From a health point of view, I’ve been very lucky. In my working life I’ve had to take very little time off for anything other than a dose of flu many years back and a severed achilles tendon – which, … Continue reading

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Dark and Lonely Water

My youngest son, now in his early thirties, is a great forager of the internet and digger-up therefrom of nuggets of one sort or another. The other day he sent me a number of links to a few of his … Continue reading

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Birds on campsites

And here I am, back. Back amid the fumes and the police sirens and the world’s aircraft turning left just beyond the kitchen window. Dear Ruby did indeed live up to expectations and hopes, transporting us in style, safety and … Continue reading

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Ruby rebuilds her reputation

We’re going to make another attempt to go away for the weekend, my woman and I. It gives Ruby a chance to make up for the disappointment she visited on us last week. I feel sure she’s only too keen … Continue reading

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Chinese and Indians

I have great admiration for the Chinese. And for the Indians – those from the sub-continent, that is. And not on account of their ominously vibrant economies which are clearly set to overtake ours in the near future and consign … Continue reading

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Travels on a London bus

I like traveling by bus in London. Especially on the upper floor of a double-decker. You get wonderful views of the surrounding streets, see people feeding the pigeons in parks. You see into shops. You get to take a quick, … Continue reading

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