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Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Jun 6th, 2013, 06:47
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I didn't see the film, but appreciated the humour...

I didn't see the film, but appreciated the humour in your review.
Forum: Books, Music, and Movies May 18th, 2013, 23:20
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Posted By Casey
I have enjoyed the two Shauna Singh Baldwin's...

I have enjoyed the two Shauna Singh Baldwin's books that I have read. I had forgotten about her most recent one, and will add it to my list of "to reads".
Forum: Chai and Chat Mar 18th, 2013, 02:11
Replies: 11
Views: 1,995
Posted By Casey
Istanbul, not Constantinople...

Istanbul, not Constantinople...
Forum: Indian Railways Mar 16th, 2013, 21:45
Replies: 69
Views: 14,780
Posted By Casey
It was this type of signage. I perhaps might...

It was this type of signage. I perhaps might have missed another sign at the same station with the translation as I was on the train going past the stations trying to figure out where the heck I was...
Forum: Indian Railways Mar 16th, 2013, 19:01
Replies: 69
Views: 14,780
Posted By Casey
There were some smaller stations names were not...

There were some smaller stations names were not always in English (this was in 2000) so it made it difficult to check the train schedule, although being small stations they probably wouldn't have...
Forum: Indian Railways Mar 16th, 2013, 03:30
Replies: 69
Views: 14,780
Posted By Casey
I agree that sometimes the hardest part of train...

I agree that sometimes the hardest part of train travel is getting off the train, particuarly at night and if some platform signs are not in English. Even with a schedule it can be hard to determine...
Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Mar 16th, 2013, 03:18
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Posted By Casey
I just finished Sister of My Heart by Chitra...

I just finished Sister of My Heart by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni. I was a bit unsure (somewhat sentimental cheesy title) but when I got into it I really enjoyed it. I realize that it was...
Forum: India For Beginners Mar 9th, 2013, 23:42
Replies: 251
Views: 68,704
Posted By Casey
It's true that having someone to share experience...

It's true that having someone to share experience with while travelling is good - particularly if you have some challenging times. It's like if I do something stupid and have someone to laugh with...
Forum: India For Beginners Feb 16th, 2013, 21:44
Replies: 251
Views: 68,704
Posted By Casey
I agree that one of the main downfalls of...

I agree that one of the main downfalls of travelling solo is not having someone to watch you bag. Also, when arriving in a place without somewhere to stay (I am guilty of that) it can be nice to...
Forum: India For Beginners Feb 15th, 2013, 20:01
Replies: 251
Views: 68,704
Posted By Casey
I was 29 when I made my first solo trip to India....

I was 29 when I made my first solo trip to India. It was the first time I had travelled anywhere on my own. When I first arrived I thought "I have made a horrible mistake", but as it turned out I had...
Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Jan 30th, 2013, 06:10
Replies: 3,522
Views: 332,006
Posted By Casey
I also recently saw him in a film called Bernie,...

I also recently saw him in a film called Bernie, based on an actual murder case in the US. I initially was reluctant to watch it, but everyone, Jack Black (who I normally dislike) included, was...
Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Jan 29th, 2013, 06:13
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Views: 332,006
Posted By Casey
I enjoyed Killer Joe, but I was prepared. A...

I enjoyed Killer Joe, but I was prepared. A couple of people walked out of the theatre. I read a lot of Jim Thompson novels and I think this was very similar. In fact, I think the scene with the...
Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Jan 24th, 2013, 04:59
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Posted By Casey
I recently finished "Behind the Beautiful...

I recently finished "Behind the Beautiful Forevers". I found myself deeply saddened by the notion of people being so poor that they are almost forced to exploit others who are worse off than they...
Forum: Delhi Dec 3rd, 2012, 06:25
Replies: 12
Views: 1,953
Posted By Casey
The first time in a large unfamiliar city can be...

The first time in a large unfamiliar city can be unnnerving. Add some jetlag to that and it can sometimes feel menacing. The first time I arrived in India by myself I wound up in a hotel that I...
Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Dec 1st, 2012, 22:20
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Views: 399,137
Posted By Casey
I just started by Heat and Dust by Ruth Prawer...

I just started by Heat and Dust by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and have no idea what to expect.
Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Nov 2nd, 2012, 16:22
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Posted By Casey
Being somewhat in the minority here, I always had...

Being somewhat in the minority here, I always had that view of Shantaram.
I think I will pick up the Katherine Boo book despite vowing to finish some of the books on the ever growing "to read"...
Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Nov 1st, 2012, 00:58
Replies: 3,939
Views: 399,137
Posted By Casey
I have fond memories of Midnight's Children and...

I have fond memories of Midnight's Children and the Razor's Edge as I read them on my first trip to India over twelve years ago. I went alone and read all the books I had brought within days and at...
Forum: Chai and Chat Oct 25th, 2012, 05:23
Replies: 100
Views: 7,482
Posted By Casey
One of the members of days past whose humour I...

One of the members of days past whose humour I really enjoyed was Dr. Funkenstein. I did read all the posts between the first one and the one before mine, but the original post got me thinking of...
Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Sep 12th, 2012, 17:21
Replies: 3,939
Views: 399,137
Posted By Casey
Finally completed River of Smoke a while back and...

Finally completed River of Smoke a while back and was sadly disappointed. Amitav Ghosh is one of my favorite authors of historical fiction. I usually love the detail and research he puts into his...
Forum: Domestic India Flights Aug 11th, 2012, 18:25
Replies: 24
Views: 18,116
Posted By Casey
I know for security reasons you only be allowed...

I know for security reasons you only be allowed into the airport three hours or less prior to your flight in some airports. I did a quick search and found several recent mentions that this is the...
Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Aug 4th, 2012, 18:42
Replies: 3,939
Views: 399,137
Posted By Casey
I have just started River of Smoke by Amitav...

I have just started River of Smoke by Amitav Ghosh. I have always enjoyed his work, particularly Palace of Glass.
Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Jul 19th, 2012, 04:19
Replies: 3,939
Views: 399,137
Posted By Casey
I loved Just Kids and was in tears when I read...

I loved Just Kids and was in tears when I read the story at the end about the desk. Patti is coming to my neck of the woods in November and I may try to make the show.

Back to books: I am reading...
Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Jul 14th, 2012, 17:40
Replies: 3,522
Views: 332,006
Posted By Casey
I saw The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and other...

I saw The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and other than the fact the movie was filmed in India, I was disappointed. The use of humour may be used to cover up true emotions surrounding aging, but I found...
Forum: Rajasthan Jul 9th, 2012, 03:50
Replies: 8
Views: 1,853
Posted By Casey
I enjoyed Bundi, and there are some very lovely...

I enjoyed Bundi, and there are some very lovely places to stay within that budget. I found that while the temples in Mt. Abu were nice, the town itself was not among my favorites in Rajasthan. It was...
Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Jul 6th, 2012, 21:59
Replies: 3,939
Views: 399,137
Posted By Casey
Grak88, based on some of your likes, you may...

Grak88, based on some of your likes, you may enjoy Will Furguson's Spanish Fly. Having not really enjoyed much of his other work, I was pleasantly surprised and entertained by this novel.

It...
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