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My Oscar moment... - 20/Dec/2010 06:02 - 4957 days ago
So this is it. My last blog post. I promise I won’t do a Gwyneth and cry too much. So after 42 blog posts, 13 months, 10 da...
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A weekend in the Himalayas with TED... - 14/Dec/2010 16:22 - 4963 days ago
So, who is this TED I hear you say? An attractive UN peacekeeper in need of heading to the hills? A charming South Asian corr...
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Incredible India– by plane, train, automobile and running shoes... - 25/Nov/2010 12:51 - 4982 days ago
No pain, no gain they say and I definitely have to agree with that, especially on Sunday when I was puffing my way through 21km ...
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How to be a domestic goddess VSO style... - 19/Oct/2010 13:03 - 5019 days ago
With just over a month until I have to move out of my flat and my placement comes to an end in December, I’ve started thinking...
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To boycott or not to boycott... - 12/Oct/2010 14:02 - 5026 days ago
So finally they are here. The Commonwealth Games (CWGs) have landed with all their opening ceremony pomp along with the scandal...
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Goats, golden temples&gourmet treats... - 28/Sep/2010 15:53 - 5040 days ago
So how was your weekend? Pretty average? I’m not too sure what an average weekend in Delhi or being a VSO volunteer actuall...
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“Dear Jim, please will you fix it for me... - 20/Sep/2010 14:24 - 5048 days ago
...to be a backing dancer in the next Five Star pop video as I think they are fab.” Well that’s the letter I meant to get a...
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An ode to rickshaws... - 02/Sep/2010 13:58 - 5066 days ago
Over the past few weeks I’ve been spending more time than usual riding around in the back of auto rickshaws. It’s been some...
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Let's get physical... - 23/Aug/2010 14:39 - 5076 days ago
as Olivia Newton-John once said, or try to if you live in Delhi and are training for a half marathon...For those who know me, do...
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Boys, boys, boys... - 09/Aug/2010 15:04 - 5090 days ago
...as Sabrina once sang, she was looking for a good time but in India they are just looking and everywhere it seems.So I might s...
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The adventures of the Princess of Leh, at 6123m... - 26/Jul/2010 14:19 - 5104 days ago
So finally it was holiday time. I know many people think that by working abroad every day is holiday time, but believe me in be...
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Home sweet home... - 08/Jul/2010 14:14 - 5122 days ago
So I have returned home (Delhi) from visiting home (London) and realised how nice it is to have two homes and appreciate the exp...
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For the next 220 hours... - 24/Jun/2010 07:06 - 5136 days ago
... I will be back in Blighty for a flying visit for my sister’s wedding. Since I found out in February I would get the chanc...
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"Food, glorious food... - 15/Jun/2010 14:31 - 5145 days ago
...hot sausage and mustard”, as Oliver once sang. If only a) it was possible to get a decent banger b) I actually had the app...
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Time to head for the hills... - 09/Jun/2010 16:16 - 5151 days ago
It was all getting a bit too much. The heat (47°c), the dust and Delhi’s population of 16 million was getting to me so there ...
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Time for some fancy dress fun... - 24/May/2010 15:46 - 5167 days ago
So what’s a girl to do when it’s 47°c outside in the day and 32°c at night – organise a fancy dress party! Inspired by ...
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What's in a name..? - 13/May/2010 13:29 - 5178 days ago
Well, quite a lot when it comes to the title of my blog which encapsulates one of Delhi’s most frustrating features...So why...
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177 days in... - 06/May/2010 15:30 - 5185 days ago
I can hardly believe that I’m coming up to the 6 month mark of my one year VSO placement. Time has gone by quickly as every d...
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The heat is on... - 28/Apr/2010 15:36 - 5193 days ago
Feeling hot, hot, hot. Heat wave. Hot in the city. These are just the few of the songs that seem to be on an eternal loop in ...
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Retail therapy time... - 14/Apr/2010 14:56 - 5207 days ago
The good thing about living in a capital city is that whatever you need to buy, you can get it. The bad thing about living in a...
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The Varanasi weight loss plan... - 09/Apr/2010 10:15 - 5212 days ago
We’ve just returned from a very jolly Easter weekend in Varanasi. The holy city (also known as Benares) is on the banks of th...
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Shifting time... - 30/Mar/2010 14:28 - 5222 days ago
This week we are moving offices and it’s got me feeling all nostalgic about our current office located in Hauz Khas.Firstly I ...
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On the road with George... - 24/Mar/2010 16:35 - 5228 days ago
Six months ago if you had mentioned the words,“work trip”, I would have rolled my eyes, sighed and strapped myself in for en...
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Sun, sea, sand and sixty hours on a train… - 17/Mar/2010 15:27 - 5235 days ago
Last week I escaped Delhi for the VSO Annual conference. Location wise it could not have been much better, this year we hit the...
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What a jolly Holi day... - 03/Mar/2010 16:18 - 5249 days ago
On Monday we celebrated Holi, the Festival of Colours, which has to be one of India’s messiest celebrations.The pictures reall...
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A session with Yoga Guru-Ji... - 24/Feb/2010 14:07 - 5256 days ago
We’ve signed up to the local yoga classes held in the temple opposite our house. Three times a week we trot off for a session ...
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Glass half full or... - 18/Feb/2010 16:47 - 5262 days ago
… glass half empty? Nowhere is perfect and having been here for three months, I thought it’s a good time to look at some of ...
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Police, pyjamas&plumbing… - 03/Feb/2010 16:32 - 5277 days ago
Just another average weekend in Delhi? Quite possibly, here’s how my weekend shaped up…I was determined to have a relaxing ...
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Jai-ho to Jaipur... - 27/Jan/2010 15:46 - 5284 days ago
I’ve been in Delhi for 10 weeks and as much as I love the place, it can sometimes feel like an attack on all your senses, so i...
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The Commonwealth Games workout… - 20/Jan/2010 16:19 - 5291 days ago
This week it’s been slight athletic…In October, Delhi is hosting the Commonwealth Games and the city is in mass meltdown/pre...
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A temporary case of the January Blues... - 12/Jan/2010 15:48 - 5299 days ago
Fear not for my mental health, you can never really feel down in India with so much to see, taste and smell, but I’m physicall...
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When Bonnie Tyler lyrics predict your week... - 04/Jan/2010 15:39 - 5307 days ago
All hail to the high priestess of 80s soft rock... this week it’s all gone a bit Bonnie...Turn around bright eyes...I was dete...
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As Dorothy once said... - 29/Dec/2009 14:44 - 5313 days ago
... there’s no place like home. You can always trust a girl who has great taste in sparkly shoes and a canine best friend, so...
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Living in India, it's as easy as... - 15/Dec/2009 14:56 - 5327 days ago
ABC... (almost)Ais for Accommodation– our quest goes on. Or should I say our Mission Impossible. Finding a flat in Delhi shoul...
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Rubbish, rallying and real estate... - 08/Dec/2009 06:14 - 5334 days ago
This week has been all about the 3Rs...1. Rubbish– to celebrateInternational Volunteer Dayon Saturday we all went off to (one ...
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Delhi Des Res desired... - 30/Nov/2009 12:05 - 5342 days ago
Flat hunting is the most painful thing in the world, wherever you are in the world. We have spent the entire weekend searching ...
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Mei volunteer hoo... honest - 22/Nov/2009 10:23 - 5350 days ago
I’m breaking all the rules. If VSO worked to a penalty system I think this could be a yellow card. I’m currently ensconced i...
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This is how we roll in India... - 14/Nov/2009 19:43 - 5358 days ago
A little insight to the crazy traffic in Delhi...http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=klteYv1Uv9A...
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48hrs in Delhi... - 14/Nov/2009 19:30 - 5358 days ago
You can always tell you are somewhere new by the sounds or smells. Having been in Delhi for only 48hrs, you definitely know you...
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