Author Archives: scribblehappy

On Leslee Udwin’s documentary

Now that the furore over it has abated somewhat, some stray thoughts on India’s Daughter, the documentary on Nirbhaya made by Leslee Udwin for the BBC: 1. First things first–the title of the documentary was ill-considered and frivolous. The Delhi gangrape … Continue reading

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Hello Hello Hello

Anybody’s in there? Just nod if you can hear me Is there anyone home? (Comfortably Numb, Pink Floyd) Hello people. Much water has flowed under the bridge since I last posted. I have been away from my blog so long … Continue reading

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Day 31: On Finishing The Blogathon

Yay!  Somebody who did all of twelve posts last year managed to do thirty-one posts in one month! Woohoo! Who would have thought! 🙂 Congratulations to everyone who participated in and successfully finished the blogathon and thank you Maya and … Continue reading

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Day 30: Procrastination

“I’ll think of it tomorrow, at Tara. I can stand it then. Tomorrow, I’ll think of some way to get him back. After all, tomorrow is another day.” –Scarlett O’Hara, Gone With The Wind I suppose it is quite apt … Continue reading

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Day 29: Surely You Are Joking , Mr. Feynman!

…is the name of one of my all-time favourite  books–one which I keep on my bedside table just so I can reach it easily any time I want to . I had received it as a gift from my brother … Continue reading

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Day 28: When RaGa Met ArGo!!

Okay, credit should be given where it is due–Rahul Gandhi may or may not be many things but he surely is brave. It is a brave person who subjects himself to an hour-long interview with Arnab Goswami–all the more so … Continue reading

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Day 27: Maid in India

Apologies for the cheesy( and trite) title –I just could not resist it–but this is something I have been thinking about ever since the Devyani Khobragade incident shot into limelight. Do we in India treat our maids right? Having domestic … Continue reading

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