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What’s in a Vegan?

Like most I’ve had trouble understanding the concept of veganism and vegan food. Veganism, I’m told is a way of living, which seeks to exclude, as far as possible and practical, all forms of exploitation and cruelty to animals for food, clothing or any other purpose.

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Posted by: Busy Bee
9:16 AM at Gurgaon
This Festival of Lights, I acknowledge the Light within You

Light forms an integral part of tradition and culture across the world, and lighting a lamp fills the entire space with positive energy; a row of lit lamps offers an ambience of warmth and goodwill. This, in fact, is the true essence of Deepavali, the festival of lights.

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Posted by: Busy Bee
5:20 PM at Gurgaon
Arpo Irro, Irro!

Once upon a time, in a kingdom not so far away, Mahabali defeated the gods and took over the three worlds. To placate the unhappy gods, Lord Vishnu took the form of a dwarf and visited the king, requesting him to grant him three wishes.

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Posted by: Busy Bee
11:55 AM at Gurgaon
You’ve got a friend in me!

Once, every couple of weeks or months (depending on how much work I’m submerged under), I’ll send a cryptic text that only my best friend in the whole world will truly comprehend; and she will reply with a “Hallo! From across the oceans and seas.”

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Posted by: Busy Bee
8:00 PM at Gurgaon
By the Light of the Moon

“The month of Ramadan is that in which was revealed the Quran; a guidance for mankind, and clear proofs of the guidance, and the criterion (of right and wrong).”
-    Quran 2:185

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Posted by: The Hummer
3:00 PM at Gurgaon
Daddy is the best!

There’s an unspoken bond between fathers and their children – a bond that includes taking the car out for an emergency in the middle of the night, of being tucked in whilst you’ve dozed off watching the telly, of having a special plate of goodies hidden away for only you…

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Posted by: The Hummer
3:00 PM at Gurgaon
“Naghza Tarin Mewa Hindustan”

This is how Amir Khusrau described the ‘fairest fruit of Hindustan’. And whilst the Persian poet was able to define the mango, Friar Jordanus in the early 14th century wrote that, “This fruit is so sweet and delicious that it is impossible to express it in words.”

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Posted by: The Hummer
4:00 PM at Gurgaon
She’s got a sparkle!

“All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” —Abraham Lincoln

I’ve had good days and bad – there have been days that never seem to end, and others that fly by in a whiff. Friends and family have said I’ve forgotten them, or worse, am avoiding them!

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Posted by: The Hummer
11:00 AM at Gurgaon
Chirping Cricket, Night and Day!

Racing through homework, hoping it would all be done by 4 p.m., and then gulping that glass of milk…the green signal to an hour or maybe more with the gang, before it became too dim to look for the ball under the bushes, or miss a catch that would decide if I was on the winning side!

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Posted by: The Hummer
1:45 PM at Gurgaon
The Moveable Feast

Days are stringed instruments and every one strikes a different note.
– Kenneth Alfred Evelyn Alexander

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Posted by: The Hummer
12:35 PM at Gurgaon
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