Tag Archives: British Empire

5 Indians Who Have Influenced YOUR Life

For much of history, India was one of the most significant nations in the world.  Then for a few centuries it became a pawn of another nation, having little impact beyond its importance to its Imperial Masters.  In the last … Continue reading

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Commonwealth Crisis

India is all over the news at the moment as it prepares to host the Commonwealth Games.  But not for the right reasons. The Commonwealth Games was first held in 1930.  It is a sort of mini-Olympics between a unique … Continue reading

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Lagaan as allegory

This weekend I watched the classic Bollywood film “Lagaan” for the first time since I went to India.  It tells the story of a group of villagers during the time of the British Raj.  Humiliated and bullied by their Imperial … Continue reading

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Documentary Promo Finished!

Well, it’s all done. With the help of Julian, Phil and Madz from Running Frog, the documentary promo is finished. Go to: http://vimeo.com/12400732 to watch it. Enjoy, and please leave comments, either here, or on the video page. Ash

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