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Customers Service and Bankers – a Match NOT made in Heaven

Are banks never happy to get your money? Judging by the sourpuss face on the local branch manager in Colva ICICI bank it would seem not today. I went into my local branch of ICICI last Saturday with a $100 … Continue reading

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EId or Buddhism or Independance – who really cares – missed the coach again?

So Cowes week finishes soon and I missed it all – never mind – who cares really? There is always next year or……….? Tomorrow is Eid and the time the Muslims break their fast as the whole month of Ramadan … Continue reading

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Monterio or bust!

My first trip up to Calangute/Baga area of Goa for some time and the first experience of the monsoon at Monterio resort. Have loved this place since my very first visit in January/Feb 2000 as it has a warm and … Continue reading

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What a Mash-up this could be – Mr Blue Sky & Manic Monday!

A Mash up composition based around the tunes of ELO and Bangles So the rain is pouring from the Sky; There’s not much break from it now; I keep trying to get out there On my bike as I have some … Continue reading

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Who needs money anyway!?

Oh what a week I have had – bureaucracy at its worst methinks. If you think it is bad anywhere else try India! I discovered last Monday that my ATM card for my Indian NRO account wouldn’t pay me any … Continue reading

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Rain songs

Thinking of all the songs to do with rain for tomorrow nights burst on the microphone I did a Google and came across many although some are some very obscure See which ones you know: It’s raining again – Supertramp (Listen … Continue reading

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I’m feeling a bit “Shaky” in monsoon season

To be Sung to Shaking Stevens Song – Merry Christmas everyone Rain is falling all around us; Bread man’s pedalling down the road; Sounds of nature in the dripping; Maybe frog or could be toad? Looks like clearing Then clouds … Continue reading

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Buckets of Thrills with Life in India

So for the last few days dear Mother Nature has been throwing buckets of water at me every time I have ventured from the house and I was rather restricted by only having a silly thin mac. In fact I missed … Continue reading

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Too much to think about sometimes

So while having lunch with a new friend on Sunday the idea was thrown at me to possibly start giving Reiki classes and sessions in Panaji. Loved the idea, and my psyche loves the idea of holistically working but………………. It is a long … Continue reading

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From Kevin Ayers to Peter Green

At last some decent live music is finally becoming a regular thing in the South of Goa with good musicians popping up all over the place now. In the last 6 weeks in its lovely setting, Goa Chitra in Benaulim … Continue reading

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Colva Beachlife

Police, lifeguards, cows and holiday makers all make the most of this beautiful stretch of beach

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