history, wisdom

Welcoming 2021 via a Scottish Tradition

As we enter the new year, wanted to share an interesting Scottish New Year tradition. As tradition requires 'BBC Proms 2018' ends the glorious Last Night of the Proms with a rousing " Auld Lang Syne". Lyrics of Auld Lang Syne The poem " Auld Lang Syne " by Robert Burns soon after its publication,… Continue reading Welcoming 2021 via a Scottish Tradition

Cycling, travel

A Memorable Cycling Trip in Madhya Pradesh

The magnificent temples of Khajuraho. The gorgeous Raneh falls. The Panna Tiger Reserve. A visit to a tribal village relocated to make space available for the king of the jungle. All these on one cycling trip in Madhya Pradesh! Though I have visited several cities in more than 50 countries, the experience of this cycling… Continue reading A Memorable Cycling Trip in Madhya Pradesh

food research, good read

The Future of Food

Was forwarded this presentation by Bhavish Sood which a must read tagtaste-india-opportunity-mapping-reportDownload Some notes from the presentation The restaurant business is a big gamble Only 0.7% restaurants that have been in existence for at least three years ever paid Income Tax. 49% of restaurants are not profitable restaurants that are bubbling all the time one… Continue reading The Future of Food

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The Indian Cricket team showed the world how good they can be

As India celebrates the stupendous victory in Australia, this celebration is more binding and greater than any festival India celebrates. The narration by Steve Waugh in his superb video 'Cricket is Religion in India' from time [5:16] describes today's victory best. A lot of people who have got very little material possession but when they… Continue reading The Indian Cricket team showed the world how good they can be