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Kishore Singh: Happy Anonymous Diwali

I don't do Diwali, fake bonhomie or chumminess well. Which is not to say I'm averse to parties, just that I prefer partying among strangers over catching up with "friends". Because Delhi parties are so huge, you can - like me - choose to remain ...

Kishore Singh: Skirting my dress sense

Eight yards of tartan isn't something to trifle with, not if you're dressing up in it. It's what goes into making a kilt, so when mine host signs me up for a demonstration at Linn House in Aberdeen, I know to expect trouble. "Give yourselves at ...

Kishore Singh: 'We' are not amused

Every once in a few months, my wife dons her royal avatar, usually at clan gatherings that resemble a feudal durbar. For those of us with diluted nobility in our veins, a pecking order in which you can't reach for toast on the breakfast table ...

Kishore Singh: Spring-cleaning in autumn

On Wednesday night my wife announced that we were to join the PM's call for spring-cleaning the nation by immediately getting rid of the detritus in our lives. Because dinner was held up till we complied with her instructions, we had no choice but ...

Kishore Singh: To the manner born

What do the seriously rich do when they're on a junket - okay, make that a work trip - and find some time to spare? It turns out, they're not all that different from us. This week, the combined worth of New Delhi went up immeasurably when India's ...

Kishore Singh: Chinese takeaways

Gujarati farsaan is an acquired taste, as alien to the Chinese palate as it is exotic to the Indian one, so what Xi Jinping and his wife made of it at their riverside banquet can best be imagined, but for their sake I hope their hotel in Ahmedabad ...

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