Monthly Archives: August 2009

I have decided. Ashok Will Be My Lawyer.

Our young lawyer friend Ashok and I had a brief exchange earlier this afternoon. He has to study for an important examination, and I shooed him off to study with the admonition that a lot of us expect him to … Continue reading

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My post on bicycling has generated another picture.  This time from Bikehikebabe who, simply could not resist the temptation, I suppose.  To the best of my recollection, her driving license has not been taken away by her children.  I wonder … Continue reading

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Faux Pas?

An elderly couple, my neighbours, who had been away visiting their children in the USA the past six months, have just returned to Pune and came to know about Urmeela’s passing away. They came to pay a condolence call on … Continue reading

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Having got that out of the way, here are some other kinds of MURDER. Murder of the English language which I love. We all know who those Murderers of the English language are, don’t we? For the Pièce de résistance, … Continue reading

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Want some laughs?

I have just been given this link to a really funny blog site. I do not know the writer, but, it is among the craziest and zaniest that I have ever seen.

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Defamation Through Blogs.

I am sure that most of my readers would have knowledge about the latest spat between two determined ladies. One blogging defamatory posts about the other, a professional model. The model successfully got legal succour which forced Google to disclose … Continue reading

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Good Taste.

“Good taste is the first refuge of the non-creative. It is the last-ditch stand of the artist.” – Marshall McLuhan. I may be making myself vulnerable to attack from all corners of the world with this post. This is a … Continue reading

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“I returned and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, Nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet Riches to men of understanding, or yet favor to men of … Continue reading

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We have Bikehikebabe, who we know from her name and some of her comments to be a biker. Now, I discover that Maynard is another, who goes off on long bike hikes. Grannymar’s new post led to an unexpected exchange … Continue reading

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The Extended Family Of India.

Barath’s comment – “Funny thing is Annie now states that she can never come to terms with my relatives as all nieces and nephews get referred to as my kids and she gets really worried about the number of children … Continue reading

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