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London hanami

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Spring in London

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New Book: Following in Their Footsteps

Only two weeks have passed since my second book came out but it feels as if it has been longer than that. “Following in Their Footsteps” is the fruit of nearly ten years of work- travelling, reading, writing, checking details … finish reading New Book: Following in Their Footsteps

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Hammersmith

On 24th July we took the train to Hammersmith and waited for the others. One by one our friends turned up and the group got bigger and bigger. By 11.30 we started walking towards the St. Paul’s Open Space, which … finish reading Hammersmith

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London in the snow

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Green Park, London

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Oxford

We decided to go to Oxford to make the most of the fine summer day which had been predicted. The main purpose of the visit was to see the Picture Gallery of Christ Church College. We had been planning to … finish reading Oxford

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Poster in the Underground

Today I saw a poster in the Bond Street Tube Station which really caught my attention. It was a part of the campaign started by a charity called “Changing Faces” which wants to create awareness about the pain and suffering … finish reading Poster in the Underground

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London in bloom

Summer is here at last. The long days, women in flowery skirts, pretty sandals, people sitting outside at cafés, men in T-shirts, all announce that the season has changed. The trees in our back garden, which were so bare until … finish reading London in bloom

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The Actors’ Church

The Cherry Blossom Season has started in Tokyo and we are missing it. So we decided to have our own Cherry Blossom viewing in London. Yesterday we went to see the two large cherry trees at the Actors’ Church at … finish reading The Actors’ Church

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Discovery at Foyles

Yesterday I was in the children’s section at Foyles, the famous bookshop. One of the things that continues to fascinate me in London is the way children’s sections are decorated to make the young readers feel relaxed and completely at … finish reading Discovery at Foyles

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Girish Karnad

Last night there was a talk at the Nehru Centre given by Girish Karnad. This was the first time that the Ravi Dayal memorial lectures were being held and so to a large extent the purpose was to acquaint the … finish reading Girish Karnad

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April 2008

Waking up this morning I was surprised to see the snowfall. Wasn’t this the first week of April? What would Chaucer say if he came back to this world? He would have to make a few corrections to his words … finish reading April 2008

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