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Peedhi

I don’t know if everyone can pronounce it properly. Hindi has too many letters and consonants to translate easily to English every time. These are traditional low, wood stools people had in their courtyards to sit on when doing random work. The wooden frame was covered with a jute rope mesh. Modern versions like this one use dyed jute or even plastic but I remember the time when they were all untinted…

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About hbhatnagar

I need to fill this up with much better content than I had populated it with earlier. Why I write a blog maybe? I started blogging in 2009 or thereabouts. I was a newly turned atheist and wanted to converse with others of the same persuasion. We're not exactly a big population group in India! It didn't go very well and I sort of lost interest, posting a few things now and then. I got a lot more regular over the last few months and have been posting almost daily since February '15. There were many reasons why I gradually became more regular in posting, but one way or the other, here I am! So this blog has taken shape, being at different points in time my showcase, my comedy club, my art gallery, my book club, my therapist, my close friend, my innermost self....but always my little corner of the world. You are all welcome to visit and I hope you stay awhile! A few points about me because I don't want to lead anyone on(and trust me this does become an issue more often than I'd care to admit). I'm Indian, the brown-skinned variety; if race, ethnicity or skin colour is an issue, you don't have to get to know me any more than what you see on my blog. I'm 40, so if age is an issue, please be informed accordingly. I was a doctor, an ophthalmic surgeon for 10 years before I quit practice.

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17 thoughts on “Peedhi

  1. Great job

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    Posted by sukritiz✨✨ | 10/08/2016, 9:49 AM
  2. Beautiful jute rope mesh! At the first sight, I thought they were fabric. 🙂

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    Posted by Amy | 02/07/2016, 3:27 AM
  3. what lovely colours and textures – they look really comfortable

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    Posted by dragonscaleclippings | 01/07/2016, 5:55 PM
  4. I hope Peedhi is pronounced exactly the way it is written!

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    Posted by Uday | 01/07/2016, 2:43 PM
  5. Love the colours and I learnt a new word! Seen the jute one in a dhaba a long time ago .

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    Posted by thatmishmash | 01/07/2016, 9:40 AM

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