… my experiences in India



My name is Kate. I am a 30 year old British woman and I am living in Chennai for one year with my partner.

He is working as a Post Doctoral Research Fellow in Mathematics here in Chennai, hence our reason for being here.

I have traditionally worked in the Social Care Sector in England as a Manager, Counsellor and Project Worker. Client groups I have worked with include street homeless, mentally ill, substance misusers, young people and those experiencing bereavement.

Places I have lived in England: Newbury, London, Bristol and Sunderland.

Places I have lived worldwide: USA (Normal, Illinois), Australia (Perth, Melbourne, Sydney).

We moved to India in July 07 I am using this as an opportunity to try something different. Writing this blog is part of trying something different.

I regularly practice yoga, meditation and I love to go cycling and swimming. I follow the teachings of a Vietnamese Zen Buddhist teacher by the name of Thich Nhat Hanh. He promotes mindfulness as a way of life which encompasses what we do, what we buy and how we are with one another. He has been nominated for the Nobel Peace prize and he is a great inspiration to me.

5 Responses to “ABOUT ME”

  1. Hi Kate, I am the Sangeetha who was part of the vigil-organising team. Though I couldn’t meet you the other day, it’s wonderful knowing you through your blog. To say that I am deeply influenced by Thich Nhat Hanh also should introduce me to you sufficiently enough for now! Hope to meet you and Nick sometime soon. 🙂

  2. Sangeetha,
    I have checked out your blog and it seems we have a lot in common! It would be lovely to meet up with you and chat. NVQ, mindfulness and all.
    Nick and I have started a meditation group in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh, so if you’re interested perhaps you would like to join us?

  3. hi stott,

    This is pnreddy. We have spoken at the conference during the break…[From London]..U got me right…

    Just now I read about ur experience at searchcamp in chennai…

    Yes..u might be right to some extent…as the topics discussed were more of a search marketing in view..and the sponsered companies were promotiing their services most of the time…I can understand that…

    But We had great time on the 2nd day…U have missed some great fun..

    keep up the spirits of blogging…I’ll be checking ur blog and ur experiences in india often…

    Have Fun !!

  4. interesting.

    I study yoga in chennai every year at the Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram. I always spend a month in chennai and just returned one month ago.

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