Archive for ‘India’

October 2, 2019

How to become a Canadian

by allthoughtswork

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September 21, 2019

Around the world in 14 accents

by allthoughtswork

Linguistic tour starts at 1:31

I gotta say, Dunc, that little Canadian spud might be more Scottish than thu.

September 14, 2019

Ouch!

by duncanr

[be sure to unmute volume on video]
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August 25, 2019

Sticky Situation

by duncanr

Bumblebees?

a man in India found himself in a somewhat embarrassing situation when a queen bee looking for a new home took a fancy to his arse – within minutes, he had a swarm of the buggers hanging around his backside

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July 14, 2019

Lion dancing

by allthoughtswork

June 12, 2019

That Indian food ain’t Indian, Murkha

by allthoughtswork

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(sigh) My favorite cauliflower pakora recipe was never real. The whole world is a lie.

May 31, 2019

‘Raju’

by duncanr

a homeless man – known locally as ‘Raju’ (not his real name) – in the Indian state of Kerala is drawing crowds painting beautiful murals on walls and buildings using plant leaves as brushes and plant saps, mud, charcoal and natural pigments as paint.
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apparently, ‘Raju’ was a talented artist and designer who . . .

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April 13, 2019

Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

by duncanr

I have mostly employed the category ‘arseholes’ when putting up posts regarding the man-child trump on Madhatters

on this occasion, however, that term seems most appropriately applied to Colonel Reginald Dyer of the British Army who – 100 years ago today – ordered his troops to open fire, regardless of women and children present, on a peaceful political protest meeting of Sikhs in Amritsar, which resulted in hundred of dead and wounded
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March 3, 2019

Poppy Pecking Parrots of Madhya Pradesh

by duncanr

peeved planters in Madhya Pradesh are getting pissed off at pesky parrots pecking and pinching their poppies to feed their opium addiction – http://tinyurl.com/y3rf5582

January 3, 2019

3 in a Bed no Fun

by duncanr

in some circumstances, the idea of 3 in a bed would be quite a pleasing prospect – not so much, however, in this case ! http://tinyurl.com/ybczrrq8