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Forum: Chai and Chat May 11th, 2014, 12:52
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Posted By Aishah
Happy birthday Sama!

Happy birthday Sama!
Forum: Chai and Chat May 8th, 2014, 13:45
Replies: 2,302
Views: 158,174
Posted By Aishah
Thank you folks for all your good wishes! And...

Thank you folks for all your good wishes! And yes, Nick, I have indeed globe trotted back 'downunder' to escape the intense desert heat. Haven't been on here so much lately mainly because my...
Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Mar 2nd, 2014, 08:09
Replies: 3,474
Views: 267,006
Posted By Aishah
I'm not tempted to read your book, TD! Dug a...

I'm not tempted to read your book, TD! Dug a book out of my cupboard here that's been there several years, and surprisingly it's a gem - not only that, it's 'crime writing' which I love if a good...
Forum: Chai and Chat Mar 2nd, 2014, 08:04
Replies: 2,733
Views: 129,250
Posted By Aishah
Congrats Daisy - that is a fine achievement to...

Congrats Daisy - that is a fine achievement to attain! Well done.
Forum: Chai and Chat Feb 28th, 2014, 08:58
Replies: 2,733
Views: 129,250
Posted By Aishah
You are right Govindpuri, there could also be...

You are right Govindpuri, there could also be peanuts - there are about 5 different leaf shapes. The peas are very obvious as they are now producing pods, the rest a mystery.

Good luck with the...
Forum: Chai and Chat Feb 27th, 2014, 08:44
Replies: 2,733
Views: 129,250
Posted By Aishah
And on the subject of gardens - I'm happy because...

And on the subject of gardens - I'm happy because my raised garden bed, filled with peanut straw and compost is now flourishing with peas, and a couple of mysterious plants in the veggie range, but...
Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Feb 24th, 2014, 09:06
Replies: 3,474
Views: 267,006
Posted By Aishah
BholeBaba - a friend is lending me The...

BholeBaba - a friend is lending me The Luminaries, when I go back to the Southern Hemisphere soon.. looking forward to reading it.

Best two books I've managed to read in recent months have been...
Forum: Chai and Chat Feb 19th, 2014, 08:45
Replies: 4,475
Views: 259,462
Posted By Aishah
Perfect weather here from my point of view - I...

Perfect weather here from my point of view - I like the cold nights, the fact I don't need to use a fan even, and walking is pleasant without intense heat. Sunny days and very chilly nights - good...
Forum: Rajasthan Dec 1st, 2013, 16:50
Replies: 71
Views: 26,437
Posted By Aishah
During the middle of the day or early afternoon...

During the middle of the day or early afternoon it will be less crowded. My pick would be go to Sam. You can see the Fort in less than 3 hours, if nothing else look at the Patwan-ki- Haveli. The...
Forum: Health and Well Being in India Nov 21st, 2013, 21:23
Replies: 58
Views: 9,310
Posted By Aishah
Not only vivax there is also falciparum which is...

Not only vivax there is also falciparum which is more dangerous. If the latter then very immediate treatment required. I've had one bout of the latter, and certainly don't want that one again.
Forum: Packing Tips for India travel Nov 19th, 2013, 08:41
Replies: 918
Views: 288,838
Posted By Aishah
Depends on their diet - anywhere. I'm noticing a...

Depends on their diet - anywhere. I'm noticing a 'big' increase in size amongst many younger - middle aged women even here. Very unhealthy increase I might add leading to knees, heart, diabetes,...
Forum: Health and Well Being in India Nov 19th, 2013, 08:17
Replies: 58
Views: 9,310
Posted By Aishah
I have been told by a woman who lived years in...

I have been told by a woman who lived years in Africa that lemon grass oil is a good repellent.

Living here and now having had malaria 5 times in all - the last contracted on my return after a 6...
Forum: Rajasthan Nov 15th, 2013, 08:17
Replies: 71
Views: 26,437
Posted By Aishah
Outside of the Diwali and Christmas - New Year...

Outside of the Diwali and Christmas - New Year when Sam is crowded with domestic Indian tourists, Sam can be very attractive and clean for all. This year Diwali was madness and I wouldn't recommend...
Forum: Electronics in India Nov 6th, 2013, 16:35
Replies: 759
Views: 227,102
Posted By Aishah
I may be wrong but I haven't seen any in Delhi...

I may be wrong but I haven't seen any in Delhi International airport. Nor Jodhpur.
Forum: Chai and Chat Nov 1st, 2013, 08:52
Replies: 1,551
Views: 80,513
Posted By Aishah
I'm with Nick and edwardseco re Diwali and...

I'm with Nick and edwardseco re Diwali and spiders! but sorry to hear of bites and problems Daisy and Legless. So far, there have certainly been less of the bombs going off and I think because...
Forum: Chai and Chat Nov 1st, 2013, 08:40
Replies: 4,475
Views: 259,462
Posted By Aishah
I'm guessing the pumpkin is yours, Peak - happy...

I'm guessing the pumpkin is yours, Peak - happy Halloween!

Jaisalmer is finally becoming less hot (but still too warm for me in the afternoons!) than when I first came back a month ago. Endless...
Forum: Domestic India Flights Oct 28th, 2013, 17:37
Replies: 8
Views: 1,220
Posted By Aishah
Goodness me, what a rigmarole! If you are still...

Goodness me, what a rigmarole! If you are still back home, and it's not too much trouble I reckon get the bank letter, Air India may be sticklers for this sort of thing. I have always travelled Jet...
Forum: Domestic India Flights Oct 28th, 2013, 08:49
Replies: 8
Views: 1,220
Posted By Aishah
And I haven't been asked to produce mine either -...

And I haven't been asked to produce mine either - I think if you are the person whose name is the one on the credit card, and the one flying with the ticket then they don't ask. It seems if the...
Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Oct 27th, 2013, 18:42
Replies: 3,474
Views: 267,006
Posted By Aishah
For travel I tend to pick small light books and...

For travel I tend to pick small light books and often they are 'old' ones I never got around to reading. I picked up in the railway station near where I was spending the last 6 months, Nina Bawden's...
Forum: Chai and Chat Oct 18th, 2013, 08:55
Replies: 850
Views: 70,890
Posted By Aishah
And you've given me a lift this morning,...

And you've given me a lift this morning, Edwardseco! Seems like you too have been away a while as well... good to see you still here!
Forum: Chai and Chat Oct 17th, 2013, 18:45
Replies: 850
Views: 70,890
Posted By Aishah
It's like a jungle these days but it does give me...

It's like a jungle these days but it does give me a lot of privacy. I gave up trying to keep the pigs out.. so this means small plantings impossible. Instead I have large trees and bushes that they...
Forum: Chai and Chat Oct 17th, 2013, 18:26
Replies: 850
Views: 70,890
Posted By Aishah
If I had been around more I would miss Haylo too!...

If I had been around more I would miss Haylo too! Sorry folks for the absence - it was my long stay in Oz where my internet connection was so up and down, on and off, sometimes okay sometimes slow,...
Forum: Rajasthan Mar 23rd, 2013, 03:55
Replies: 14
Views: 13,471
Posted By Aishah
We had a rule that thumbnails only were to be...

We had a rule that thumbnails only were to be posted in threads - you can put travelogues with bigger pics in Photologue section. In the meanwhile this is very useful in the Rajasthan forum.
I must...
Forum: Buses, Automobiles, Motorcycles, and Bicycles Mar 9th, 2013, 09:34
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By Aishah
I think the driver won't get any of the 'service...

I think the driver won't get any of the 'service charge'. Make it clear when you ask the car owner. This is common in many restaurants and it is not passed onto the waiters etc. If this were me, I...
Forum: Electronics in India Mar 2nd, 2013, 09:00
Replies: 14
Views: 4,553
Posted By Aishah
If you haven't notified them previously of your...

If you haven't notified them previously of your absence it might be a good idea to send them a letter now - they do need notification of long periods of time out of the country which six months is. ...
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