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Forum: India Travel Itinerary Advice Apr 18th, 2018, 19:47
Replies: 18
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Posted By fsg
Another noGOAgoa here nd I have perhaps been to...

Another noGOAgoa here nd I have perhaps been to India 25+ times, also no Agra visit either!, but if you can fit in the Golden temple, do please try! Yes there are tourists there but mostly Sikhs,...
Forum: Jammu & Kashmir Apr 14th, 2018, 22:43
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By fsg
Old and Rambling for PM. He will care more than...

Old and Rambling for PM. He will care more than the present one, sorry women and kids count for naught in India.
Forum: Indian Cooking and Cuisine Apr 7th, 2018, 21:42
Replies: 30
Views: 1,502
Posted By fsg
The bag of warm chicken! I sent husband to buy...

The bag of warm chicken! I sent husband to buy it! But staying In a Mudliar house goat was often cooked as was fish.

Double standards ,

anIndian trait, but I remember them all with huge...
Forum: Indian Cooking and Cuisine Apr 5th, 2018, 16:31
Replies: 13,529
Views: 1,091,369
Posted By fsg
I think that to poach an egg perfectly it has to...

I think that to poach an egg perfectly it has to be fresh!

I doubt if any of the eggs you buy in India are fresh! Remember when we has eggs stamped with a lion[ UK], supposed to denote...
Forum: Indian Cooking and Cuisine Apr 3rd, 2018, 17:05
Replies: 13,529
Views: 1,091,369
Posted By fsg
The pix are mouthwatering! memories of...

The pix are mouthwatering!

memories of India.

Why does not Nick take some pix. I believe he has a camera, and a wife that cooks, as well as a chicken shack nearby, car too.

More memories...
Forum: Spirituality and Religion in India Mar 22nd, 2018, 16:16
Replies: 18
Views: 884
Posted By fsg
It was a Victorian tradition. Remember her! ...

It was a Victorian tradition. Remember her!

Lockets were made containing hair, not in gold but a metal called pinchbec.

I also own a broach with a dogs image painted on the obverse side, and...
Forum: Chai and Chat Mar 8th, 2018, 15:23
Replies: 1,038
Views: 108,542
Posted By fsg
Wish you well on your adventure. That means you...

Wish you well on your adventure. That means you will useup all your50km per month in one go.

Does mrs S drive, or is she the map reader, thats a recipe for disaster/divorce

Bon voyage
Forum: Chai and Chat Mar 7th, 2018, 18:27
Replies: 1,038
Views: 108,542
Posted By fsg
I was thinking about Nick H, not being his usual...

I was thinking about Nick H, not being his usual overposting self.

Do they have flu in India?

Hope you are fine
Forum: Varanasi Feb 26th, 2018, 15:35
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By fsg
Tailors are 2 a penny in Varanasi, as to quality,...

Tailors are 2 a penny in Varanasi, as to quality, suck it and see, or get some cheap material to make up and compare
Forum: Tamil Nadu Feb 26th, 2018, 15:33
Replies: 3
Views: 1,877
Posted By fsg
He was a genius, there is a statue in Anna Salai

He was a genius, there is a statue in Anna Salai
Forum: Chai and Chat Feb 23rd, 2018, 16:04
Replies: 2,975
Views: 206,896
Posted By fsg
AAH the joys of living in India, especially when...

AAH the joys of living in India, especially when you have burnt your boats in UK.

Im sure you will get over it sometime
Forum: Agra Feb 14th, 2018, 16:58
Replies: 132
Views: 44,584
Posted By fsg
Modi has to fill the war chest for the next...

Modi has to fill the war chest for the next elections, and knowing how elections are funded in TN, instead of the Golden Arches et all it will be wine shops[ for the Foreigners of course] at...
Forum: Indian Cooking and Cuisine Feb 6th, 2018, 17:20
Replies: 13,529
Views: 1,091,369
Posted By fsg
May I be so bold as to comment on all the pics...

May I be so bold as to comment on all the pics here.

All the Indian ones look brown, in various shades, they might be delightful on the palate.

However all the dished made by non Indians to...
Forum: Photography Feb 1st, 2018, 18:51
Replies: 21
Views: 1,511
Posted By fsg
Ball heads........ Called Ball and Socket, as in...

Ball heads........ Called Ball and Socket, as in our bones.

Technology has overtaken tripods, as had digital over film. Costs less too.

We had cloud cover here, but I hope the event was well...
Forum: Chai and Chat Jan 31st, 2018, 20:00
Replies: 2,975
Views: 206,896
Posted By fsg
Poor you . And you are living in a 'first...

Poor you .

And you are living in a 'first world' country.

That sort of workmanship I might expect in India.

Scamsters and cheats are all the globe over.

I hope you idd not pay over the...
Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Jan 24th, 2018, 16:48
Replies: 17
Views: 1,108
Posted By fsg
re Dervala Murphy This might interest fellow...

re Dervala Murphy

This might interest fellow travellers

https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2018/jan/24/dervla-murphy-travel-writer-interview-full-tilt
Forum: Kerala Jan 22nd, 2018, 15:21
Replies: 6
Views: 657
Posted By fsg
If you are able to book hotels, why not inquire...

If you are able to book hotels, why not inquire about availability of car/driver.\

Any hotel of any worth will know such persons, and if there is a problem complain to the hotel.
Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Jan 20th, 2018, 20:13
Replies: 17
Views: 1,108
Posted By fsg
Dervala. Cycled to Pakistan To NWFP, on a bog...

Dervala. Cycled to Pakistan To NWFP, on a bog standard , no gear bike.

If you have read any of her books, she was a lone child of elder parents, and has had amazing journeys ever since, now a...
Forum: Tamil Nadu Jan 1st, 2018, 16:44
Replies: 11
Views: 925
Posted By fsg
Pushing the boat out, Nick. Ambattur, well I...

Pushing the boat out, Nick. Ambattur, well I never.

Hope you enjoyed that experience.

Happy new Year
Forum: Chai and Chat Dec 13th, 2017, 16:34
Replies: 17
Views: 1,040
Posted By fsg
Agree with OP that the traffic. pollution has...

Agree with OP that the traffic. pollution has reached off the Richter scale, as has the disregard motorists in India to their fellow road users.

Sadly my last visit was the last.

First time i...
Forum: Chennai (Madras) Dec 10th, 2017, 20:59
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By fsg
Thanks for the links!

Thanks for the links!
Forum: Chai and Chat Nov 29th, 2017, 16:55
Replies: 3,655
Views: 249,389
Posted By fsg
You and me both Sama. Chennai has become a...

You and me both Sama. Chennai has become a victim of its own success.

The IT titans there pay good salaries, giving their employees money to buy cars, and clog the roads, pollute.

It was a...
Forum: Chai and Chat Nov 24th, 2017, 18:05
Replies: 16
Views: 1,384
Posted By fsg
Dear ONR, maybe if you had an algamated thread? ...

Dear ONR, maybe if you had an algamated thread?

Would we read it?

Now I get most info from UK papers, better than BBC or THE HINDU.
Forum: Jammu & Kashmir Nov 23rd, 2017, 18:27
Replies: 16
Views: 1,422
Posted By fsg
Gave up on the BBC years ago when they bought...

Gave up on the BBC years ago when they bought publishers of Lonely Planet and sold it at a great loss.

BBC does employ some idiots, James Parnell comes to mind, and pays extortionate salaries to...
Forum: Delhi Nov 20th, 2017, 18:41
Replies: 72
Views: 4,088
Posted By fsg
With respect to Atala and Nick. You are...

With respect to Atala and Nick.

You are total opposites.

As to the economy of India, your choice of life to marry, get resident status, and enjoy your love of Carnatic music.

The economy of...
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