Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Goan Mando: A Malay Connection

East Asian influence on the Goan Mando Since ancient times, hybridization brought on by colonization and migration has led to things related to human life such as culture, language, cuisine, and even garments taking on blended forms. Consider the unique … Continue reading

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Great Goans: Dr. Francisco Luis Gomes (1829 – 1869)

A forgotten Goan genius He was one of the most prominent intellectuals in nineteenth century Goa. An illustrious parliamentarian who represented Goa in the Cortes Gerais – the Portuguese Parliament in Lisbon, he was widely acclaimed as one of the … Continue reading

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A special breakfast for seniors

Have you laughed lately? Here’s something to tickle your funny bone. A senior couple went to a popular restaurant for breakfast where the Seniors’ Special was two eggs, bacon, hash browns and toast for $4.99. “Sounds good,” the wife said. … Continue reading

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The secret to happiness after sixty

Happiness in the senior years Recently a little nugget of inspiration came winging through cyberspace into my inbox by way of a forwarded e-mail. It was something that John Lennon is supposed to have said: When I went to school, … Continue reading

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