Innovation? It’s a “clear case of the emperors new clothes!”

In the modern economically developed world many processes and ways to act are standardized.  A standardized school education, such as specific school subjects that have been defined during more than hundred years ago up to university studies that may vary, however certain focus areas are given. Based on what was  needed in the last century…

A “close to earth” function in a tribal village in India

It is always amazing to learn about different cultures, how people behave and how they stay together and celebrate in special events. I had several times a chance to take part and to enjoy ceremonies and local functions during my travels in India.  Sometimes I wonder how these people would think and feel about village…

Feel at home – and live the spirit of a Haveli 

  I have never met more interesting people in such a short time than during my stay at a  Haveli in Ahmedabad. A Haveli originally was a rich merchants house and you can see many of them in Guajarat and Rajastan. Unfortunately, many of them have lost during the last 100 years their extraordinary splendor,…