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Simple people?

For the last few months, we’ve been giving our clothes for ironing to a woman (I must confess I don’t know her name) who has a makeshift stall down our road. She always greets us with a smile, does a good job of the ironing and charges less than others.…

Permission to be happy

This morning I got an email from a friend whose brother has just separated from his wife. Something my friend wrote struck me quite hard. She said, ‘So many good things are going on in my life, but it’s difficult for me to enjoy them when my family is unhappy.’…

A Time To Get Rid Of The Cobwebs

What is it about festivals that makes us clean and do stuff around the house that we have been putting off forever? Is it just an Indian thing, I wonder? Spring in the West is certainly not just before Christmas, so spring-cleaning is not associated with the festival. In India,…

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