Name: Mukta S. Aphale
Start date: 14th Dec. 2009
Favourite biscuit? Bourbon; Parle-G also called as Glucose biscuits (India); Anzac biscuits (Australia)
Favourite place? There are many places near and dear to my heart.
Pune - My hometown in India where I spent 25 years of my life;
Konkan - Coastal area of Maharashtra state, India - full of small and peaceful villages with minimal contact with the modern world;
Newcastle, Australia - Where I started a new life with my husband Sumeet;
Aberdeen, UK - Yes, Aberdeen is my favourite place. Here I could see my life shaping up in a different direction
Favourite word? Food
Twitter? Facebook? Other? Twitter (mukta_aphale), Also facebook, orkut, linkedin, shelfari
iPhone? Blackberry? Other? I was loyal to Nokia sometime ago but now I am with Xperia X10 mini.
What can you not live without? Singing
Which character from film, television or literature most resembles you? I don't know. I think all the characters in films/television/literature are larger than life and I have quite an ordinary personality.
If you weren't working at dot.rural, what would you be doing? Working for some software firm.
Use ten words to describe a dot.rural colleagues (without naming names): Motivated, Friendly, Sociable, Helpful, Courteous, Intelligent, Enthusiastic, Sincere, Modest, Generous.
Is there anything we don't already know about you? I was able to converse in Japanese for business purpose 4 years ago. It is a big joke in my house, as I can only remember basic vocabulary and greetings now. I really wish to brush up my skills and learn more.