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Day Four: Wandering

Day Four: Wandering After returning the wonderful audio device and exiting the historic Westminster Abbey, I allowed myself to wander. I knew I had to get to someplace and therefore … Continue reading

November 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Day Four: Westminster Abbey

Day Four: Westminster Abbey I have never discussed this before, not with my closest friends or family and writing about it makes me feel a little weird. I am fascinated … Continue reading

November 28, 2013 · 3 Comments

Day Four: Winter Rose

The length of daytime was the biggest shock on this adventure. The cold and the darkness seemed to tell me that I should wrap up my day by 7, head … Continue reading

November 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Day Three: The Dilemma: Birmingham or Liverpool or London

I had planned this travel a month in advance and had bought train tickets too. As per the plan, I was to travel to Birmingham the next day. Why I … Continue reading

November 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Day Three: Revisiting The Charles Lamb Pub

As directed by my friend, I reached Angels and followed the directions further. Exit and take left said Catharine pointing to the little map in her map book. From there … Continue reading

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Day Three: Royal Maritime Museum

I was slightly unhappy as we just arrived because the museum building seemed like there were great many treasures inside and we had no more than an hour! To tour … Continue reading

November 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Day Three: Greenwich and The Cutty Sark

After seeing off Madhu, Catharine and I ventured into Greenwich. Greenwich is one of the first English proper names I had learnt. India’s time is +5.30 hours Greenwich Mean Time. … Continue reading

November 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Day Three: Canary Wharf, Madhu and Apple Cider

After pleasing my stomach with good food, my friend and I headed to the nearest tube station to get to Canary Wharf. Now, I had great things about this world … Continue reading

November 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Project Dante and Ben

My affections for the Equus africanus asinus has never been a secret. I use the scientific name just here to make this blogpost intelligent enough to survive the ‘first 10 … Continue reading

November 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

My 28th Birthday

Was great. I have maybe said this a million times but I will again, breakfast is the most wonderful, most delightful part of any day for me, so when breakfast … Continue reading

November 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Wishes for Self

I love birthdays and New Years Eve as they seem to give hope for a new start. Atleast 27 birthdays have passed and an equal number of ‘new years’ but … Continue reading

November 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Day Three: Charity Shop and Sandwich Bar

Day Three: Visit to a charity shop When in Oxford last year and again in Carlisle, I had discovered the great joy of shopping from a charity shop. Doesn’t sound … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

S&OP Blog

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Rives

Hello Mubin and thanks for the message. Yes–people have tattoos of my birds on their bodies and it still surprises me every time. Thanks for sharing my work and for … Continue reading

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Dear Mr Sultan

Dear Mr Sultan, I’m so glad to hear that you’ve enjoyed the books. You should know that Thomas Cave grew out of Tranquebar, in a strange way.  It was while … Continue reading

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Our little dog stays busy too

Hi Mubin, You’ve got just the right attitude–a love letter to an insect and a Charles Lamb birthday party are the products of a lovely mind. I hope you can … Continue reading

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if you can, please bring posters from where you live

hiya mubin thanks for asking. i use a lot of spices but i can get them all here, plus it might be dodgy for you bringing them thru the airport!! … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

“I am 60 and okay, for now”

Hi Mubin, My story is not exciting, like yours.  I’ll tell it anyway, then answer your questions. In October 2008, at age 55, I lost my job with Fiserv, Inc.  Check processing went … Continue reading

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“I guess this is the true meaning of globalization”

Mubin, Thanks for sharing your facebook page – I guess I’m just a bit too old or private or busy to really comprehend facebook. However between Facebook and your blog … Continue reading

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M to M

I am well, loving my Contemplative Time at Home in my Arkansas Cabin. My journey thru life has always been to find balance between the active “service-ful” life I have … Continue reading

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Italy

Hi M, A beautiful story … thank you for sharing … and glad to hear that the clouds have lifted. A vineyard in Tuscany sounds ideal. Cycled through there many … Continue reading

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8 days to 28

It’ll be my 28th birthday on the 9th of this month. I am thrilled to have come this far. 27 has been an amazing year, beginning with a massive birthday … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · Leave a comment