Month: April 2006

India’s Panama Canal

That’s an AP photo with the caption: Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and guests at the start of construction of the canal: “I’m more than happy.” Since a picture speaks a thousand words, I will not have to comment.

Shubho Nobo-borsho

Subho Nobo-borsho, as we say in Bengali, which is the greetings on the “Auspicious New Year” since today is the Bengali New Year! New year, new resolve. What else to quote but Guru Robindranath Thakur’s (aka Robindranath Tagore) prayer from… Read More ›

Fragments – 10

Beautiful China Via Myke’s Blog, these pictures of scenes from China are breathtakingly beautiful. This is a magical world that we live in. Searching Tips And talking about magic, any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic, as Arthur C… Read More ›

Fragments – 9

Pippa’s Song The year’s at the spring And day’s at the morn Morning’s at seven The hill-side’s dew-pearl’d The lark’s on the wing The snail’s on the thorn God’s in His heaven— All’s right with the world! Robert Browning (1812-1889)… Read More ›