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Forum: Packing Tips for India travel Today, 13:59
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Posted By Nick-H
What to Wear in India..Helpful Hints for Women

Simple answer... In winter, fly South! :D
Forum: Delhi Today, 13:58
Replies: 12
Views: 186
Posted By Nick-H
Traveling to India for the first time for a wedding

... And, even if you are the only one, everyone will love you for it.

Lots of good stores for ready-made... Delhi folk will advise
Forum: Mumbai (Bombay) Today, 13:53
Replies: 26
Views: 292
Posted By Nick-H
Cancer Treatment Mumbai

Herbs... Full of chemicals.

Some are known to have effects, ranging from death to curing things. Much of herbal medicine is documented, the active ingredients known.

Much of pharma medicine is...
Forum: Kerala Yesterday, 19:05
Replies: 8
Views: 218
Posted By Nick-H
aarosh, I appreciate that people should do some...

aarosh, I appreciate that people should do some homework, but if, when they come here and get sent to Wikipedia, we can't complain about diminishing membership.

Yogesh2201, welcome to IndiaMike. I...
Forum: Packing Tips for India travel Yesterday, 18:36
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Views: 375,763
Posted By Nick-H
Oh! How simple :) It's easy to forget, down...

Oh! How simple :)

It's easy to forget, down here in c. 13N, that there is a whole lot of India that is not tropical.
Forum: Chai and Chat Yesterday, 16:50
Replies: 545
Views: 22,793
Posted By Nick-H
Interesting thoughts, and just one or too things...

Interesting thoughts, and just one or too things I can be a bit picky about.

The anti-immigration thing of the 1950s was not far right. In fact, I don't think that a nation that had just defeated...
Forum: Kolkata (Calcutta) Yesterday, 14:58
Replies: 21
Views: 17,753
Posted By Nick-H
Probably, but really you should not. If the box...

Probably, but really you should not. If the box is on your premises, open it and pull the wire out.

Our BSNL line fell down years ago. For some reason my wife does not want to close the account. I...
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Yesterday, 14:48
Replies: 943
Views: 257,860
Posted By Nick-H
Both. If I recall correctly, the appreciation...

Both. If I recall correctly, the appreciation post caused me to like the original post too. Drawing my attention to it made me happy, so I liked that.
Forum: Packing Tips for India travel Yesterday, 14:38
Replies: 948
Views: 375,763
Posted By Nick-H
I want one of those blankets that gets more...

I want one of those blankets that gets more valuable as it gets older. I can probably get one from Axis Bank for a monthly payment :renske: :naughty:
Forum: Chai and Chat Yesterday, 13:16
Replies: 3,278
Views: 298,840
Posted By Nick-H
The Birthday Thread (part deux)

As far as I can make out, and I know some of the people who run it, volunteer, attend in droves, etc, you will find yourself transported more than just musically. This is a very Indian-tambram...
Forum: Packing Tips for India travel Yesterday, 13:04
Replies: 948
Views: 375,763
Posted By Nick-H
What to Wear in India..Helpful Hints for Women

I'd suggest just wearing... The goat!

No chai and blankets at this end of India. Not even in mid winter. We'd cook.

Where does one draw the line? I mean, literally! Where is the line, straight...
Forum: Chai and Chat Oct 16th, 2017, 21:22
Replies: 545
Views: 22,793
Posted By Nick-H
OK, NW, I was tired... I have no doubt that you...

OK, NW, I was tired... I have no doubt that you you follow the UK news and the country's political climate and machinations far more closely than I do. Day to day, I am more interested in the AIDMK....
Forum: Chai and Chat Oct 16th, 2017, 18:37
Replies: 3,278
Views: 298,840
Posted By Nick-H
They have a big carnatic festival in Cleveland...

They have a big carnatic festival in Cleveland every year: Cleveland Tyagaraja Festival (http://www.aradhana.org/) in April. It is considered quite an honour to perform there. Musicians try to get...
Forum: Chai and Chat Oct 16th, 2017, 15:15
Replies: 3,278
Views: 298,840
Posted By Nick-H
Dani, I should love to be able to welcome you to...

Dani, I should love to be able to welcome you to my special birthday concert, which I intend to sponsor every year now!

It is already booked for July 4th 2018. Although, if I decide to spend July...
Forum: Chai and Chat Oct 16th, 2017, 14:44
Replies: 5,765
Views: 448,723
Posted By Nick-H
Where are you now? .... and how's the weather? (part 2)

The Captain has used up all the good jokes about hoisting balls. The professionals are at it all the time.

(on a serious note, those are actually solid shapes rather than flags/pennants. Balls and...
Forum: Chai and Chat Oct 16th, 2017, 04:23
Replies: 5,765
Views: 448,723
Posted By Nick-H
Do you like the Christmas decorations on the...

Do you like the Christmas decorations on the front cover?

:naughty:
Forum: Chai and Chat Oct 16th, 2017, 03:51
Replies: 5,765
Views: 448,723
Posted By Nick-H
I like that, " it vastly expands coverage of the...

I like that, " it vastly expands coverage of the narrow channel rule."

But it's $52.95. I'll go with the little card I got free with Yachting Monthly.
Forum: Chai and Chat Oct 15th, 2017, 21:26
Replies: 5,765
Views: 448,723
Posted By Nick-H
What? An unexpected side futtock there? [shock] ...

What? An unexpected side futtock there? [shock]

Sorry: I was utterly neglecting my obligations under rule 5. I absolutely failed to see that coming!
Forum: Humour - It Only Happens in India Oct 15th, 2017, 21:23
Replies: 2,632
Views: 289,482
Posted By Nick-H
As long as you enjoy eating it. Al denty?

As long as you enjoy eating it. Al denty?
Forum: Chai and Chat Oct 15th, 2017, 16:59
Replies: 5,765
Views: 448,723
Posted By Nick-H
Believe it or not, we would like it to be a...

Believe it or not, we would like it to be a little more damp here! An inch or three of rain would be welcomeAre you, perchance, On The Road To Mandalay? Where the flyin'-fishes play, An' the dawn...
Forum: Chai and Chat Oct 15th, 2017, 14:28
Replies: 5,765
Views: 448,723
Posted By Nick-H
Grey skies, very cool here today. Winter...

Grey skies, very cool here today. Winter temperatures: 31C.

Went to the Kea Weather Blog meet yesterday. Some people who actually know a bit about tropical meteorology seem to think that we may...
Forum: Humour - It Only Happens in India Oct 15th, 2017, 14:11
Replies: 2,632
Views: 289,482
Posted By Nick-H
I thought people gave up on the New Age ten, or...

I thought people gave up on the New Age ten, or even twenty, years ago! [cry]

No, I haven't heard it in this context. Yet. But, as its previous context seems to have expired...
Forum: Chai and Chat Oct 15th, 2017, 04:58
Replies: 545
Views: 22,793
Posted By Nick-H
There sings a one-song man (on this topic) ...

There sings a one-song man (on this topic)
When did voting for worse ever makeanything better?That would seem to be your song again.
For once, you actually have a left-wing labour leader. So, how...
Forum: Chai and Chat Oct 15th, 2017, 00:03
Replies: 35
Views: 603
Posted By Nick-H
It's incredible that it took them ten years. I...

It's incredible that it took them ten years. I suppose I read about and forgot about it, thinking that, notwithstanding the We Don't Want No Eruv Here mob, that it was a simply matter that nobody...
Forum: Chai and Chat Oct 14th, 2017, 16:05
Replies: 35
Views: 603
Posted By Nick-H
Maybe the no-crossing-the-sea thing started in...

Maybe the no-crossing-the-sea thing started in the second century? Really, I have no idea! But I do know that it is an [outdated] Brahmin thing. Is is also possible that snatan Dham ( ;) you know...
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