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Totally useless, but entertaining facts
Who's afraid of computers?
Church Signs - Preaching to the Unconverted
Useless (but fascinating) Information
Vivek Honoured with Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal
Hot off the press - Vivek in the news!
Bulletin Board - flash news, members letters and miscellaneous information.
(as of 2013)
Rosemarie Johana Murray Driver - In Memorium
Remembering Derek William Beavan
Calcutta: Remembering Nahoum's Bakery
Parsis, Jews and Armenians: Calcutta's Mosaic
In love with Goa
Let Calcutta Astound You (and it will!)
Besotted about Calcutta (an American's crush)
News Flash: Anglo-Indian Movie "Going Away" written and directed by Harry MacLure - see press clips
Queen Victoria's Last Love
Jaipur - vintage film footage
Darjeeling-sing a not-so-sad song
Calcutta - Don't Let the Music Die - Pritish Nandy
Calcutta aiming to become a London clone?
A New York Times article on the Anglo-Indians.
A bit outdated (from 2010) but a bit of a swivel: "Britain Teaches India About Curries" Irony of ironies!
This is a bit long, but a fascinating "must read". Lord Sebastian Coe the British record breaking middle distance runner talks about exploring his family roots in India, Angela, his mother, being of mixed parentage (her father was Indian, her mother, English)
and the pull of his Indian heritage.
Calcutta's College Street is a throbbing maze of traditional book shops and stalls, but modernity is encroaching
This one's a classic - "We Didn't Start the Fire"
More recently this has gone viral on the Internet"Stand by Me"
So too has this one - animal lovers will love it!
Rare photos of Mrs. Gandhi and her family
Meals Ready - A moving clip worth 12 minutes of your time
Mouth-watering 19 minute tour of Calcutta's food scene - ignore opening advertisement
The seeds of the Raj were sown here:
A little known Railway Museum in Simla
He grooves to music he can't even hear - the story of a courageous Anglo-Indian lad from Bangalore
Did you attend St. George's School in Madras? Here's a recent item from The Hindu newspaper
Dazzling dancers - Remember when we used to jive like this?
Click to watch
The Real Slumdog Millionaires:
Meet Them Here
Two takes on The Bombay Song - Bombay Meri Jan.
The first one has much better sound quality and some great shots of the city in a slide show
This second take is in black and white - a cute spoof where the tune sounds suspiciously like "Clementine"
Geraldine Charles a well respected Anglo-Indian and Trustee of Families of British India Society talks about her heritage in a riveting clip.
Ah Calcutta - a tongue-in-cheek nostalgic poem by George Hart
Leslie Claudius Tribute
Blair Williams's comprehensive and interesting coverage of the Calcutta Reunion
Rising numbers of people of Indian origin born in the West are moving "back" to the country their parents left decades ago.
Pay your Electricity Bill!
Bachelor Boy OR Bengali Boy?
Watch the swingers (recognize anyone?) at the Perth International Anglo Indian Day Ball (sponsored by Spark Group & videoed by Fred Deatker)
Mark Wiens eats and drinks his way through Calcutta See Clips below:
Mango Lassi - Calcutta
Pani Puri - Calcutta
Kati Kebabs - Calcutta
Territy Bazar (Chinatown) - Calcutta
: Velvet Curtains and Pink Gin: A look at where we dined, drank and danced in Bombay's nightclubs, bistros and restaurants from the 50s to the 90s.
"Anglo-Indians: Is Their Culture Dying Out?" asks Anglo Indian Kris Griffiths in BBC News
Editor of the Economist, Ann Wroe's poignant essay on
in the Telegraph newspaper. An absolute must read
City of Decay and Revival
South London Anglo-Indian Summer Dance in Croydon June 22 2013 -
Bombay Journal: Street of Dreams. A must-read for Bombayites.
Photos of Old Bombay
Views of Old Calcutta
Watts up at Whistler?!
Visit to the Van Dusen Gardens
The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Tea Party - a
special celebration (must see!)
Our Christmas Carol Sing-Along 2013
Our Christmas Carol Sing-Along 2015
Our Terrific Hollywood-Bollywood Party
Our Luncheon at House of Dosas
Photos: A.I. Club Christmas Carol Sing-Along
Photos of our New Year's Eve Celebrations
An elegant Tea Party in Richmond
Indian-Chinese style lunch at Hakka Masti
Our Anglo-Indian Day Picnic - pictures & clips
2015 International Anglo-Indian Day Picnic Photos
Vivek & Pat's Grand-daughter Ashley's
In "Jaipur", Surrey for Lunch
Jacquie's Birthday Celebration