My house in Clement Town(Dehra Dun) has seen many ups and downs .I remember it in the 60ties as being the hub of affluence and social focus.It belonged to “Doctor Kain”,a very prominent and visible man  .Its a beautiful  bungalow but  now past its prime.When Mr Lumsden sold it to us in 1960, it was … Continue reading “Country Roads Take Me Home .!!”

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This entry was posted on Friday, November 23rd, 2012 at 6:59 am and is filed under Uncategorized

I have been in the Education sector throughout my life .Even if I did not want to learn anything from it –it would have been possible to do so .If you spend day in and day out in the corridors ,fields and classrooms (and in hostel rooms as well),then one will have definitive views on … Continue reading “What Is A “Good” School ?!!”

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This entry was posted on Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 at 7:52 am and is filed under Uncategorized

It was evening time when we boarded the ferry for Vancouver Island (as distinct from Vancouver ).Vancouver Island is separarted from Vancouver by the Georgia Straight ,a largish expanse of water which takes 2 hrs to cross .The Delta Ferry service runs ferries –but please don’t think they are ordinary ferries .They (the ferries ),take … Continue reading “Victoria ,Nanaimo and Sakshi -Canada at Its Best .!!”

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This entry was posted on Monday, November 19th, 2012 at 2:58 pm and is filed under Uncategorized

We took off from Frankfurt in the afternoon at about 3.30 pm and after a flight of more than 10 hrs reached Vancouver at about 6 pm .!!After travelling for nearly 24 hrs starting on the 28th in India ,I was in Canada on the 27th evening .Such is the difference in longitudes between India … Continue reading “Over the Atlantic ,Arctic ,and Pacific Oceans .!!”

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This entry was posted on Saturday, November 17th, 2012 at 3:19 am and is filed under Uncategorized