Mt Everest

"Do you know?" is back, with the latest episode's topic being Mt Everest! In this episode, learn about how we know that Everest is 8,848 meters, what the date and time were when Edmund Hillary & Tenzing Norgay reached the summit, who was the youngest person to reach the summit and more! We hope you …

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Authors PARADE (Interview)

This morning, we had an interview with BOOKWHIG, for the Authors Parade, as I mentioned in my last post. Without any further ado, here is the whole interview!: BOOKWHIG – Welcome to BOOKWHIG’s #AuthorsParade moonstruck dad – Hello. How are you all. BOOKWHIG – Tell us little about yourself. moonstruck dad – I am originally from India but currently …

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Happy Birthday, Netaji

[Information source: Wikipedia] Subash Chandra Bose was an Indian Nationalist who fought for India's independence from the British. Today is his birthday. Bose was born on 23 January 1897 in Cuttack, Orissa Division, Bengal Province, to Prabhavati Dutt Bose and Janakinath Bose.  He studied in Stewart High School (in his time, Protestant European School, in 1902), Ravenshaw Collegiate School (1909), the …

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Ho, Ho, Ho!!!

["Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way!!!" Wishing all my readers a very Merry Christmas!] Christmas is near, and we thought that we should make our Calcutta Days episode festive. We created factual/fictional story about Kolkata Night Guards (a group of people that catch thieves and goons, formed my my granddad and some neighbours …

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Calcutta Days

During our India trip this year, I have learnt a lot of things about Kolkata (or Calcutta). One of the things I learnt were that the name "Calcutta" was changed to "Kolkata" during the 1980's-90's. With this recording, we have started an original series we call: Calcutta Days. This is the normal father-son story experience …

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Later we return

Tomorrow we set off for our trip back to New Zealand. Our travels have been fun. I met new people, and saw family after two years. Every two years, one couple from our family come to Auckland, or we go to India. In Ranchi, I found it funny seeing almost everyone know each other. Teghoria, …

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