History between coloniser and colony refuses to be diluted by the years. Friendships, marriages, customs, business and even modes of transport appear to be an integral part of the Diaspora that links the two like an un-severed umbilical cord. Just the other day I encountered a young man from Cotswolds (near Oxford), England, biking across India on a Royal Enfield. The ensuing conversation was a lesson in goodwill with deep respect and affection for Indian culture and the legend on Indian roads – the Royal Enfield motorbike. After ordering a second round of drinks we sat down to talk the talk.