Indian head massage… for a five-year-old Says wikiHow: “Massages can be given to aid the process of injury healing, relieve psychological stress, manage pain and improve circulation. The effectiveness of Indian head massage, also known as Champissage (champi is an Indian word for head), is based on alternative medicine principles, specifically those surrounding energy flow, or chakras. It’s an ancient technique that Ayurvedic healers have been using for thousands of years, and it’s becoming more and more popular in the Western world.” http://www.wikihow.com/Do-an-Indian-H… Continue reading


A Goan slumdog millionaire? Nothing so glamourous An attempt by volunteers (with official support) to help students in government run primary schools (mostly attended by the poor) to pick up English language skills in Goa, a former Portuguese colony. Continue reading