Tag Archive: Hindi

Mumbai Film Festival

I love a good film festival.  In Melbourne I would always go to the International Film Festival that came to town each year. For someone who is not so creative, I seem to… Continue reading

Indian English: My Top 10

I love the English language.  Since I have been learning Hindi, I do also appreciate how hard it is to learn any language that is not your first language. That is why I… Continue reading

Beauty, Nature and Solitude – Chilika Lake

I chose to travel down the East coast of India, on my way to Chennai, to experience the road less traveled.  Odisha is certainly a place I loved, but I discovered quite quickly… Continue reading

Cultural Misfits: Where do I fit in?

I am learning Hindi and have found the experience particularly challenging given the rather diverse cultural history I come from ( something I have discussed a bit previously here). My grandparents were born… Continue reading

Guruvayur and Thrissur: How do you prove you are Hindu?

How do you prove what religion you were raised to someone you just met? A Christian can wear a cross, although anyone could do this relatively easily. A Muslim woman can wear a… Continue reading