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Book review – Ravan & Eddie by Kiran Nagarkar

Twitter review: Vibrant premise. Promising buildup. Crazy characters. Parallel worlds. Dry wit. Wet dreams. Anti-climactic climax.

Exciting setup: Ram is a product of soporific Shankar & voluptuous Parvati. 481 more words

Book Review

Our first sail out of Canada

We’ve wanted to travel across to the San Juan Islands in the  United States (US) for a while now but have avoided it because we have been a bit nervous; mainly from reports and articles we’ve read that if a boater don’t follow the exact procedure set out by the US customs you might end up with a fine of up to $4000, or worse, your boat confiscated. 548 more words

Sailing & Boat Life

Day 2: HNL to SYD {Australia 2015}

Note: Most links in the post will direct you to our reviews of the places. Links to all related/previous posts are at the bottom of this post. 614 more words

Family Vacation

Custom revived: The Penistone Turton Dole

What makes England such a fascinating country is the survival of many odd customs and ceremonies and I find none so curious as the dole or charity.  678 more words

Calendar Customs Blog

On religious customs and rituals

Solitude is a wonderful stimulus for a sufficiently inclined mind to delve deep into the mysteries of human behavior. And cold, silent nights without a soul to disturb your meditations act as a multiplier in the process of inquiry. 480 more words


The one with the sacrificial chicken...

Respecting your elders and ancestors is an inherent part of Chinese culture, deriving from Confucianism – after all, without your ancestors, you wouldn’t exist, so it’s important to remember and honour them, and look after their wellbeing beyond this world. 421 more words


Interesting and weird cultures and customs

Culture is an amalgamation of so many different elements like history, art, cuisine, language and many other tangible and non-tangible aspects. 

The different cultures of the world are the essence of various human civilizations, which we have come to acknowledge on a global level and revere as part of each nation’s core beliefs and traditions. 907 more words