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... turns. Sadly there were no tigers posing at the roadside for me as we drove through tiger reserve. We did see plenty of deer, bison, monkeys and tamed elephants. The journey up to Ooty was beautiful and dramatic and reminded me of mountains in Norway. I think would have struggled to find two more contrasting places to spend ...
... which, incidentally, is a bit of a mess inside - as befitting a man of his eccentricity) before he invited me to join him for lunch - at one of the restaurants where I usually eat anyway. So we went for a nice lunch at which he introduced me to a few local dishes that I would have been afraid to try on my own. One of them I liked very much. We talked about an amazing range of subjects. It was really a great and unexpected experience - and ...
... Inside North Korea", a fascinating look at the hoodwinking of an entire population by a self-serving dictator.
I already finished reading "The White Tiger". It was really an excellent story about life in India.
Friday, 25 March 2011
Today I watched "The King of Communism - Nicolae Ceaucescu". I had long known how his story ENDED, but I hadn't known how it started. To my surprise, he started off being ...
... and even offered some to Rosina to try.
Now, as Emily had grown up with a vegetarian mother and had oft reminded John to be sensitive about our veggie way of life, I knew this could only be strange self entertainment on her part.
It made me feel too sad, and I stayed alone in my room when we got back, reading a rather kinky Kushwant Singh book that now I know I'll never finish. Rosina was happily absorbed in a game of scrabble with John.
Here is Good Old Puss behind the fisheries cottage. He glanced at us, ran away, then came back for a better look. Perhaps he remembered us from a previous visit when we were staying at the Forest Rest House and fed him with butter biscuits!