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Sunday, 21 April 2013





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Hayabusa - the epitome of train travel

Two significant events took place while I was in Japan last month. The Sakura (cherry blossoms) bloomed and the Shinkansen (literally New Stem Line) saw the addition of the fastest train yet. Called the Hayabusa (Peregrine Falcon in Japanese), the train reaches a maximum speed of 320 Km/h,

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Lilting poetry from the East and West

I am no pundit on poetry. To me, poetry is a beautiful collection of words. Kavi or Kavidhoi gives relaxation, enlightenment and absolute peace of mind. It also helps in meditation. The lilting lines of poetry have enriched the languages of the world. It comes in many lengths and names.

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Do mistresses energise men?

Intrigued by media reports on mistresses lording it over political arenas in France, England, America and even China where Communism has failed to erase human foibles, I asked a casual visitor who exactly a mistress is.

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