Posts tagged ‘India’

August 16, 2017

Rickshaw Run

by duncanr

2,500 km trip from Kochi, in the south, to Jaisalmer in the north of India in an auto-rickshaw (aka tuk tuk) for charity

looks like a lot of fun!

more pics here –

and a short video . . .

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July 25, 2017

Murder over Chapatis

by duncanr

ghee, I think masala, it would tikka lot more than the shape of her chapatis – (that’s not a euphemism) – to drive most men to this extreme

perhaps she had a big ghobi, was giving him a raita mouthful and what started with a chat led to a big biryani ?

July 19, 2017

Taking the Dogs for a Ride

by duncanr
July 17, 2017

Menstruation: a Period Drama

by duncanr

produced for Menstrual Hygiene Day back in May, this video features a mum pranking her son after overhearing a conversation between him and his friends speculating what a pad is for . . .

p.s. who knew pads had so many uses?

more about video here –

June 24, 2017

Beware a Woman Scorned

by duncanr

let’s talk this over, eh ?

Madhatters would like to issue the following PSA to all guys . . . think very carefully before rejecting a marriage proposal from a woman

May 29, 2017

Women Watch Men Peeing

by duncanr

over 500 million folk in India lack an indoor toilet and must piss and poo in the open –

having to do their ‘business’ in the open exposes females to the risk of sexual assault by males

one company in India has produced an ad in which a group of women shame men into building toilets for them

May 17, 2017

Armed Woman Gate-Crashed Wedding

by duncanr

an arranged marriage in India didn’t quite go to plan – [well, the bride’s plan anyway] – when another woman kidnapped – [did she really?] – the groom at gunpoint

full story here –

May 1, 2017

Bats for Brides

by duncanr

like so many places in the world, women in India commonly experience violence/abuse at the hands of their partner or relatives –

combating this domestic violence involves changing the criminal justice and legal system to provide greater support and protection of women, and changing the patriarchal social, cultural, attitudes and practices that regard the female child to be of less value than the male, and a married woman to be the ‘property’ of her husband

if Indian politicians were serious about . . .

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April 29, 2017

Desi Veggie Wedding Beef

by duncanr

a wedding in Uttar Pradesh was called off when the groom discovered there was to be no meat on the table

all was not lost, however.

one quick thinking guest, decided to tikka chance and grab himself a tasty morsel, by offering himself as an alternative dish now the groom was no longer on the menu –

April 27, 2017

Chandro Tomar

by duncanr

she may be getting on a bit now (she’s 84 yr old) but this gran can kick ass . . .