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Wet nosed, puppy breath, scruffy, loyal…

… a lot of ways to describe ‘Mans best friend’.

It’s a funny question to ask, but I’ve often asked people, ‘why do we love dogs?’. I was forwarded Jon Katz’s ‘Why we love dogs‘, some time back and one line really struck me – “In America, we love our dogs. A lot. So much that we rarely wonder why (we love dogs) anymore”. I think this is true to a large extent in Bhutan too. There are very few people I know who have this inbuilt fear or loathing of dogs. People here are quite tolerable to stray dogs snugly sleeping outside their homes or shops (or even inside), they even pat them occasionally or feed them.

There is another way we know that dogs are well-loved around these parts – our choice of books. Continue reading

“Great Expectations” by Charles Dickens. Pip doesn’t expect much from life … His sister makes it clear that her orphaned little brother is nothing but a burden on her. But suddenly things begin to change. Pip’s narrow existence is blown apart when he finds an escaped criminal, is summoned to visit a mysterious old woman and meets the icy beauty Estella. Most astoundingly of all, an anonymous person gives him money to begin a new life in London. Are these events as random as they seem? Or does Pip’s fate hang on a series of coincidences he could never have expected?

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