I am an Aussie, married, one cat, absolutely love the culture, music, literature of India, and have been learning Hindi for a couple of years. Travelled to India for a month in Feb 2007. Still hanging around IndiaMike a year later, wondering when my next trip will be!
Indian literature (English and Hindi language)
Hindi movies and filmi music
Bollywood and belly dance
Countryside living, organics, permaculture
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"Gundagiri tho koyee bhee kar saktha Hai ! Kya thum mere maarg par chal sakthe ho? Uska Naam hai Gandhigiri!" (LRMB) (Anyone can lead the life of a goon. Can you follow my path? It's called Gandhigiri [Gandhi-life]). Sounds way better in Hindi!
Desi ek non-veg do veg thali
Cold white wine on a hot night
Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham
Bunty aur Babli
Om Shanti Om
A Suitable Boy - Vikram Seth
Midnight's Children - Salman Rushdie
God of Small Things - Arundhati Roy
Anything by William Dalrymple
Anything by Shashi Tharoor
Favorite Television Programs
Doctor Who (11th doctor onwards)
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