Dean Nelson BOOKMARK 2019

Saturday 5 October 2019

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Date:
Saturday 5 October 2019
Time:
10 am
Location:
Blairgowrie Community Campus
Author:
Dean Nelson
With:
Ken Cox

How do you install air conditioning without paying a fortune?  Or transform an everyday car into one of your dreams?  Dean Nelson, former south-east Asia correspondent for the Daily Telegraph and the Sunday Times,lived in New Delhi for ten years and his book Jugaad Yatra: Exploring the Indian Art of Problem Solving arose out of his experiences of living and working in India. ‘Should the country embrace ‘jugaad’ as the elixir of innovation or shun it as the celebration of the sub-standard?’ Chaired by BOOKMARK Patron, Ken Cox, whose knowledge of also travelling and working in India ensured a lively and entertaining discussion which started our Saturday programme.



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