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I don’t do New Year’s Resolutions!

While I enjoy reading other’s 2013 reflections and 2014 resolutions, I must admit, I don’t do New Year’s Resolutions. Unless you count vague promises to yourself of things you know you will never do. Which is why I got such a kick out of this image a friend sent me – rather apt!

No clue of its 'provenance' but rather amusing...

No clue of its ‘provenance’ but rather amusing…

However, I do have goals and I do set out to carry out certain things too.

10 accomplishments in 10 years (more…)

Burning the ‘old man’ in Bandra + a Canadian connect to ‘Auld Lang Syne’ – Happy New Year!

I wish you all the best for the coming year sharing two traditions:

  • From Bombay, the burning of the ‘old man’
  • And from Scotland via Canada to the US, the popular Auld Lang Syne

Burning the old man

All around Bandra you can see straw stuffed old folks hanging around at street corners. You might just be accosted by youngsters demanding money for the old man. To do what? Well burn him, of course! And the money? Why to have some fun, what else?!

“Aunty! Uncle! Gimoneyferolman!!” (more…)

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