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How I Spent My Dasara Vacation (Sneak Preview)

Day 1 (24th September)
I woke up at 8.00a.m. I quickly got ready and then had breakfast at 9.00a.m. I quickly had a bath and then played on the computer for 15 minutes. Then at 10.30a.m I went to play cricket. I came back home at 1.00 p.m. and had lunch.After finishing lunch I made a few word-searches on the computer.

TO BE CONTINUED

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  1. Dearest Little Mairpady,
    Thank you for appearing back on your blog, your fans have missed you.
    Await your blogs on the rest of your holidays.
    God Bless
    Chikks

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  2. Keep on blogging lil Mairpady. We really really enjoy reading them, but can sometimes be late to comment about them...but please dont feel bad. Swalpa adjust maadi....saarrrr!!!

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