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Forum: Chai and Chat Yesterday, 01:24
Replies: 12
Views: 813
Posted By JuliaF
I just came across this today - an "online photo...

I just came across this today - an "online photo exhibition" of P. Sainath's photos. I've not had a chance to look at it closely but it looks great, with short videos of him talking about the...
Forum: Photography May 1st, 2015, 01:24
Replies: 40,383
Views: 1,397,953
Posted By JuliaF
Welcome back Piyu. What was the answer to your...

Welcome back Piyu. What was the answer to your puzzle?

Oh, I googled it. Is it his birthplace in Ratnagiri? (I thought he was a railway station ;))
Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Apr 30th, 2015, 02:49
Replies: 429
Views: 95,260
Posted By JuliaF
On BBC Radio 4 tomorrow, My Mother's Sari...

On BBC Radio 4 tomorrow, My Mother's Sari (http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05s3gz4)




A short article about the programme by Shahidha Bari here -...
Forum: Forum Help Apr 30th, 2015, 02:23
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By JuliaF
Logging in using a Google+, Facebook or Twitter...

Logging in using a Google+, Facebook or Twitter account is not the only option open to you. The other way is to click the Register button, as Prakaant said, and then make an Indiamike account which...
Forum: Chai and Chat Apr 28th, 2015, 02:59
Replies: 163
Views: 6,316
Posted By JuliaF
You certainly are confused and it seems you have...

You certainly are confused and it seems you have understood nothing that Steven has said. Of course someone can be distressed by the crime as well as the punishment! Being opposed to capital...
Forum: Chai and Chat Apr 27th, 2015, 00:16
Replies: 71
Views: 2,917
Posted By JuliaF
This is all very interesting :) ...

This is all very interesting :)



Strange! Or is is "four quarters" ie a whole one ?




Is dozen a collective number then? It would be interesting to know what collective numbers exist in...
Forum: Darjeeling Apr 26th, 2015, 00:15
Replies: 107
Views: 10,773
Posted By JuliaF
:laugh: Why are you responding to a 7...

:laugh:

Why are you responding to a 7 year-old thread with neither a sensible question nor any useful input? And in your first post! :rolleyes:

I presume you mean mantru. Like her we often...
Forum: Chai and Chat Apr 23rd, 2015, 15:00
Replies: 183
Views: 4,072
Posted By JuliaF
The mid 90s IS "about 20 years ago" :). I'm not...

The mid 90s IS "about 20 years ago" :). I'm not 100% sure of the story - maybe it was subsidised student loans rather than tuition fees - but the bones of it are right.


Train wreck? What train...
Forum: Chai and Chat Apr 21st, 2015, 01:20
Replies: 1
Views: 266
Posted By JuliaF
No there is not an Indiamike Whatsapp group and...

No there is not an Indiamike Whatsapp group and you may not set one up claiming to be on behalf of Indiamike. Please do not ask other members to share their private contact information.

Thread...
Forum: Chai and Chat Apr 20th, 2015, 02:52
Replies: 183
Views: 4,072
Posted By JuliaF
Hmmm. Surely that can be defended on the basis...

Hmmm. Surely that can be defended on the basis that the UK students (or their families) have already supported the universities through their taxes and the international students haven't, therefore...
Forum: Varanasi Apr 19th, 2015, 13:24
Replies: 147
Views: 30,537
Posted By JuliaF
Some posts have been moved off to a new thread:...

Some posts have been moved off to a new thread: http://www.indiamike.com/india/chai-and-chat-f73/foreigner-prices-at-tourist-sites-in-india-and-around-the-world-t235547/. Let the discussion continue...
Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Apr 19th, 2015, 01:21
Replies: 3,717
Views: 296,611
Posted By JuliaF
I have just finished Enon by Paul Harding. Sad...

I have just finished Enon by Paul Harding. Sad story but with lovely close descriptions of the seasons and the locality, and memories of the narrator's youth. I had never heard of Paul Harding before...
Forum: Chai and Chat Apr 19th, 2015, 01:03
Replies: 183
Views: 4,072
Posted By JuliaF
Stoke-on-Trent :)

Stoke-on-Trent :)
Forum: Chai and Chat Apr 19th, 2015, 01:01
Replies: 183
Views: 4,072
Posted By JuliaF
Differential pricing AGAIN :beatingdeadhorse: ...

Differential pricing AGAIN :beatingdeadhorse:

I don't disagree in principle with differential pricing as long as it is done in a rational way and applied consistently. If Indian tourist sites...
Forum: Chai and Chat Apr 16th, 2015, 03:18
Replies: 5,144
Views: 302,989
Posted By JuliaF
Glad it didn't reach the house Nick. Hope there's...

Glad it didn't reach the house Nick. Hope there's not too much more tomorrow.

My guess for distaff's line of drips is that there's something like a low wall under the water there so the water is...
Forum: IndiaMike Meetups Apr 9th, 2015, 01:47
Replies: 1,499
Views: 136,539
Posted By JuliaF
Jolly good :) Keep me informed!

Jolly good :) Keep me informed!
Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Apr 8th, 2015, 00:37
Replies: 3,717
Views: 296,611
Posted By JuliaF
Nick, the difference with BBC radio serials is...

Nick, the difference with BBC radio serials is that they are generally abridged. The audio books that I've seen in the library have been unabridged I'm glad to say: I don't want someone else coming...
Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Apr 7th, 2015, 04:27
Replies: 18
Views: 676
Posted By JuliaF
Great stuff Golghar! I just read your link about...

Great stuff Golghar! I just read your link about Shelta - fascinating! I knew that lackeen means girl but had no idea that it was a back slang formation from cailín (colleen).
Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Apr 7th, 2015, 04:09
Replies: 3,717
Views: 296,611
Posted By JuliaF
Well I do switch it off in the city but if I'm...

Well I do switch it off in the city but if I'm cruising along, or on my familiar back roads I don't find it a problem to drive and listen at the same time :). Maybe I occasionally miss something in...
Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Apr 7th, 2015, 03:27
Replies: 18
Views: 676
Posted By JuliaF
They are but I don't think the present day Rabari...

They are but I don't think the present day Rabari are related to the Roma people. That is a great book though, and so is her other one about travelling across Australia with camels.

Golghar, what...
Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Apr 7th, 2015, 03:11
Replies: 3,717
Views: 296,611
Posted By JuliaF
I have started "How to get Filthy Rich in Rising...

I have started "How to get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia", a novel by Mohsin Hamid. It's intriguing and I'm enjoying it so far.

I'm also getting into audio books. I'm going to be doing a lot of...
Forum: Indian Cooking and Cuisine Apr 7th, 2015, 02:57
Replies: 7,440
Views: 350,260
Posted By JuliaF
Lunch was bruschetta (aka toast ;)) with buffalo...

Lunch was bruschetta (aka toast ;)) with buffalo mozzarella, salad and sweet chilli jam. I should have taken a picture as it was very colourful. Followed by chocolate mousse cake. Even if I had a...
Forum: Chai and Chat Apr 7th, 2015, 02:45
Replies: 3,051
Views: 157,380
Posted By JuliaF
What does this mean? Seriously. I don't know what...

What does this mean? Seriously. I don't know what "uh", "duh", "doh" etc mean. Well I think I know what doh means, it's like Homer Simpson saying "oh god I'm so stupid why didn't I realise that...
Forum: Chennai (Madras) Apr 3rd, 2015, 03:11
Replies: 39
Views: 2,734
Posted By JuliaF
Haha I thought that story about Mandelson was...

Haha I thought that story about Mandelson was true! Actually, in the version I heard he asked for "avocado dip" because he didn't want to sound pretentious asking for guacamole!
Forum: Chai and Chat Apr 3rd, 2015, 02:34
Replies: 52
Views: 4,173
Posted By JuliaF
Congratulations! How nice to hear there was a...

Congratulations! How nice to hear there was a happy ending and long may your happiness last!

Interesting to read an old thread, how Indiamike has changed ...!
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