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In our bathroom in Ottawa, I have a 'words to the wall' quote above the mirror so each morning I see it and am reminded. It says, "Be Clean, Be True, Be Humble, Be Peaceful, Be Safe, Be Prayerful. I think that sums up the first day in Kolkata. We had a a driver pick us up at the Kolkata domestic airport. He was set up by some lovely Indian people who live in Carp. They will be here a day after us so we are excited to think we have some people from home here ...
... in time for the wedding circuit, which may be a handy addition to her wardrobe. I am keen to explore the Warli design too, which I colloquially describe as the cartoon characters of Melbourne cartoonist, Michael Leunig. Small sketched figures going about their traditional business, whether it's women dancing, cooking, playing musical instruments or whole village scenes. We had a quilt in an early shipment in this style which was stunning and was quickly snapped up. ...
... poverty here is incredible, you've heard it so many times that it shouldn't surprise you. Poverty is simply a way of life for these people. Though it's strange, I barely even noticed it at first, in fact, I thought for the first day or so, that the claims of overwhelming poverty were a bit over-blown. Though there were lots of people sleeping on the streets, there weren't as many as you'd think. But then I started to see the people around me a ...
... having a fresh lime juice at the enclosed and very nice ...
... previous experience was correct. This so called agent wanted another grand (£10) to make it "guaranteed". He said that he could confirm the 7 o'clock train at 2pm the following day if we sorted him out. We decided he was just pretty much pulling a fast one and it seemed likely that it would sort itself out so we eventually told him to not worry- a decision we would later live to regret. The taxi driver although a really nice guy and quite helpful was all over the idea of trying ...