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Three more and lessons learnt

I am finding that making these blocks are quite relaxing and it helps me to ‘switch off’ after a hard day at school. This afternoon I basically came home and immediately started to work on a block……and finished three today. 523 more words

Modi govt's real agenda (Mihir S Sharma , Business Standard, Dec 07, 2014 )

Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Niranjan Jyoti is unlikely to be fired, no matter how long and hard the Opposition disrupts Parliament to insist she must. 264 more words


So What is GST, and What Are Its Benefits?

The Goods & Services Tax (GST) has been debated in India for nearly a decade. But now, finally, it looks like it will be a reality soon. 31 more words


Voltaire’s Vine and Other Philosophies: How Gardens Inspired Great Writers (Book Review, David E. Cooper, LARB)

PEOPLE WHO LEAD what Damon Young calls “philosophical lives” – philosophers as the Ancients understood the term – do not need to be card-carrying professional philosophers. 357 more words


Ahmet Hamdi Tanpinar and the waiting room of history

Orhan Pamuk has called Ahmet Hamdi Tanpinar (1901-62) the greatest Turkish novelist of the 20th century. From the evidence of The Time Regulation Institute – and Huzur (A Mind at Peace) – Tanpinar may have a strong claim to this distinction. 18 more words


Its Monday!

Its Monday! but in other things, I have finished all my first year assignments for university! BIG RELIEF!

This means that I can now focus on revising for my four exams, starting in two weeks time. 35 more words


April 26, 2015: Pretzel day

Did you  know that April 26 is National Pretzel Day?  The weird thing is..I didn’t when i started making this. Is there such a thing as a crochet coincidence? 208 more words