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One hand washes the other

In the words of Depeche Mode, “people are people, so why should it be that you and I should get along so awfully?” This song was written in 1984 and, sadly, it feels like we’re living in Orwell’s 1984 all over again. To us, anyway, the past couple of years has been a “behind the curtains” cloak and dagger exercise by the powers that be. But it doesn’t have to be this way. We, as individuals, can express positivity in the smallest ways, every day. Hold a door open for someone. Smile at a passerby. Donate. Watch the video, below, courtesy of National Geographic, where we see how generations of Muslims helped take care of a Jewish Synagogue in India. Love is all you need. And, remember, you can visit these genuinely outstanding examples of true humanity, see it and be it.

Saint Teresa of Calcutta tomb in the Missionaries of Charity in Kolkata, India.

India’s history is long and varied. Learn also about the British presence in the country. Click here.

Expedia fly to India and beyond. Book your flight here.

Stay at the modern and central Fairfield by Marriott Kolkata. Click here to book.

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