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Band Baaja Baaraat (2010)

One of the more consistent elements of Bollywood cinema that I’ve found are undercurrent of feminism challenging the traditional expectations of women in Indian society. This is again true of Band Baaja Baaraat as Shruti (Anushka Sharma) is pushed by her parents to marry right out of school but insists on starting a wedding planning business. 310 more words


sometimes paradise is stormy...

It was rainy last week in Playa del Carmen. And the storms came out in full force. Another one of my favorite beach bars – Canibal Royal – snapped this shot of the storm coming in. 12 more words


Study Tips: Studying a Foreign Language

Ah, yes, so you decided to take a foreign language. Personally, I think learning a new language is fun. Currently, I’m learning Latin, which is a blast. 656 more words


Read this: “doing” : like “do-ing”.

Now read this: “doing” : in a way that rhymes with “boing”

This is why English is a second language for people… 13 more words


The Wedding Invitation: A Curious Letter Comes to Town

I’ve been checking the post office every week or so. I take a van 15 minutes into town, do some errands, and pop my head in. 993 more words

How to read your thoughts and write them down

When I write in my native language (for those who read my blog for the first time I will reveal the terrible truth, it’s Russian) my thoughts lead me wherever they want and it feels like I have no control over my words thoroughly. 207 more words


Indonesian ban on foreign currency payments comes into force


The Central Bank of Indonesia has put into force a complete ban on the use of the US dollar and other foreign currencies in all financial transactions in the country to stop the rupiah free fall. 260 more words

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