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Mezze is widely served in the Greek and Middle eastern world. An assortment of little dishes and tasters which accompany a nice ouzo or a glass of wine. So when you read mezze moments you will have tasty snippets of life as I live it, India for four years and now Brisbane Australia, all served up with some Greek fervour and passion.

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Sunday, 14 October 2012

Top Traffic Tip

Picture the scene if you can:
We are travelling on the road into Gurgaon, a satellite town built very close to Delhi. They are in the process of building and extending the Metro. There are scaffolds above,diversions below, we go round a roundabout the wrong way,(everybody does that as it is shorter route,)  as someone is trying to do a three point on the actual roundabout, his progress momentarily stopped by a motorbike carrying a man and two Muslim women on the back, each hanging on to a baby with a toddler between the man's legs, trucks lumber up and don't know where to go and pedestrians amble through it all hoping that they will continue to have life at the next scaffolding or junction. Taxis and autorickshaws stop to take passengers anywhere and motorbikes weave in and out of the workmen, the drivers, other drivers and hapless children who also appear from nowhere.

Here is a snippet of it all :

And then in that inimitable style which is all things Indian comes :

And that is their contribution to law and order. They got that right because you have to smile !

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