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September 20, 2017

Don’t Worry, Pico Iyer

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Sitting on a bus from Heathrow to Oxford I tried to recollect as many famous Oxonians as I could. And there were so many that sprung up. From heads of states to noble laureates, from media moguls to explorers and anthropologists and Pico Iyer, too! The British-born travel writer of Indian origin.

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January 17, 2016

Why World Cultural Festival?

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I googled the phrase ‘celebration of diversity’ with a few key word variations. I learnt that the UN has sanctioned a day to celebrate and honor the world’s cultural diversity. I was impressed with the goals and ambitions set out by this great organization but found that the magnitude.

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We relocated as a family to Germany in July 2005. We chose a Wohnung (apartment) in a Dorf (village) close to Frankfurt as our home. Our second child was on her way and I was visibly pregnant. The initial months of settling down and adjusting to Deutschland were remarkable in many ways.

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If you have seen the documentary India’s Daughters then you must read this post. It is available in English and German.

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It is a German Idiom that literally means an egg laying, wool and milk providing, pig. The concept of this fantastic fictitious animal is that of perfection! Something or someone who can do absolutely everything – like the animal itself in this case – a pig that lay eggs, provides milk wool and later bacon.

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If Trust and Acceptance were represented as a curve, then Big Data is currently being pushed back to the early stages of the curve namely Skepticism and Suspicion. It will eventually pass these stages and arrive at Debate and a Slow Adoption (driven largely by peer pressure to begin with) before it reaches the stage of being comfortably Accepted.

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January 7, 2014

Yours Mindfully

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Mindfulness is not about getting somewhere in your mind, it is about harnessing the power of the present moment. There are many ways in which you can harness your internal resources to bring out that state of mind and the best in you. Afterall the quality of our life depends on the state of our mind, right?

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On a cold yet sunny November morning I meet Uma. I had looked her up in a community of expats in Cologne and was intrigued by her website that I asked to meet her in person. In the first five minutes of our conversation I get to know that she is a marketing communication professional who often works full time, juggling life in her various roles.

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I have read a fair share of farmyard stories, both as a child and as a parent. As a young child exploring the world through books, I loved farmyard stories the most of all – the farmer, the animals, their young ones, the green green grass and the unhurried pace of life depicted in each story.

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April 25, 2013

Gold Miners in Business

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The summer of 2012, at the Billy Jean King National Tennis Centre in Queens, NY, the stage was set for the best-of-the-best in the tennis world to serve, lob, love, volley, slam and ace their way to the top of the American charts. The sporting event had close to a million visitors and had many more millions tuned in through plasma .

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