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Kishore Singh: Tallying 2014 - The year that was

There comes the time of year when you start doing the annual laundry list of what you did - or didn't - achieve over its course. My daughter, who guards her sleep time zealously, spent 4,895 hours in bed, a few hundred of which were devoted to ...

Kishore Singh: When Indians boogie the belly

On day one, at a private party, the belly dancers were a side attraction that became the main course for the evening. "You want to learn how to belly-dance?" I was asked. I, ahem, didn't, but it seemed voyeuristic to just watch, which is why it made ...

Kishore Singh: Paging the lovely Mr Lovely

The wonderful folk in Mumbai have a way of using adjectives that cause those of us from the north to protest by jumping to the wrong conclusion. "You're lovely," Mumbaikars are prone to saying, which we take to mean "You're Lovely," because - in ...

Kishore Singh: Mumbai's after-party slog

Would we like to attend an after-party? "Yes," said my friends, even though I demurred - I had an early morning flight back to Delhi - but people in Mumbai are not easily deflected from parties, after-parties, and after-after-parties. I'd been ready ...

Kishore Singh: Let's hear it for the family

I ask my father what he would like for a drink. "Modi seems to be doing rather well internationally," he tells me. "Did you listen to his speech in Sydney," I ask him. "No, no," he says, "I'm not feeling cold, though it is chilly outside." Our ...

Kishore Singh: The in-house transporter

I was packing my bags for a red-eye to Mumbai when my wife said she'd like me to carry a couple of "small packets" for her clients in the city. "You can leave them with the concierge," she explained. It didn't seem a big deal till she handed over a ...

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