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Kishore Singh: Partying for a rainy day

There's an icebox in the boot of my car. Twice a week, the driver is obligated to replace the ice melt with fresh ice. My wife uses it to cool bottles of water for whenever she borrows the car, which is often. She also likes to carry a small larder ...

Kishore Singh: Fasting, feasting

If you want to detox," remarked an associate, "come to Doha." But it was work rather than abstinence that took me to Qatar during the holy month of Ramadan, when to even ruminate about a sundowner is considered sacrilegious. It wasn't just alcohol, ...

Kishore Singh: 'Columbus' finally discovers

Christopher Columbus is back after exploring America, and I am happy to report that she is female. Columbus came home reluctantly, having taken a shine to the natives, vast numbers of whom entertained her. She gave them gifts of beads, graced the ...

Kishore Singh: A 'cool' remedy to beat the heat

Remember the terrible week when the heat broke some neolithic record, and the power kept going off, and the only antidote for your high blood pressure was to overtake the car in front and beat its driver to pulp? When the plants shrivelled up like ...

Kishore Singh: Making the most of room service

My aunt asked my advice on where she and my uncle could go up in the hills for a summer break, so I booked them into one of my own favourite places, a resort with a charming view of the mountains, an excellent dining service, large rooms with ...

Kishore Singh: When hunger strikes

The first day the cook packed me salad and a bowl of yoghurt for lunch, I didn't mind - everyone is entitled to an off day. But when the next day's menu appeared identical, I was infuriated - hungry too, but mostly just angry. "Is this a joke?" I ...

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