Two days in Sweden

During Easter holidays, we spent two days travelling around in Sweden with our friends who were visiting us from Germany. Here is a photo of the lovely lake near Skyrup where it was all full of quiet and beauty.

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Double moon in clouds

I took this photo of the full moon before the total lunar eclipse on 21 December 2010, which happened to be the winter solstice in the northern hemisphere. This is…

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Happy Diwali

Wish you all a Happy Diwali! May the year ahead bring good health and happiness to you and your family. We had a quiet Diwali evening at home, which we decorated with lights and candles.

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Have you done your best for Pakistan?

When we do something with passion it automatically pulls out the best in us. When we enjoy doing a task, when we take pride in it and when we do it out of love, it doesn’t matter whether we are the lowest-ranking worker or the head of the organization. And, the result is not dependent on any command line or hierarchy.

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Confluence of cultures
Maitreyee describing Indian culture to two students at the Cultures Day event.

Confluence of cultures

One advantage of an expatriate's life is the exposure one gets to other cultures, especially for children who study in international schools.

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Young hearts against world hunger

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5B5AteveUJ0] Sohini and her two friends at school prepared this video clip on the subject of world hunger, composing the song, the music, singing and creating the video. Now they…

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Repose
Repose

Repose

One of the many migratory birds we saw at Chilika lake in my home state when we visited it in December. See some more photos of the lake from this…

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Desolate

The sky and the trees in Copenhagen reflect the sentiment around the climate change conference taking place here. Hope the coming week brings some colour to the climate.

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