Monthly Archives: November 2009

Ansooya Rajgopaul – A Tribute.

To the left is the apple of the eyes of the Rajgopauls, my sister Padmini who many of my readers would know from some of her comments on my posts. To the right is our mother, the late Ansooya Rajgopaul, … Continue reading

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Spam Comments.

Akismet has so far protected my blog to the extent of 8,620 spams caught, 5,786 legitimate comments, and an overall accuracy rate of 99.174%. It is however a chore to go through everyday to ensure that some genuine comment does … Continue reading

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To Shave Or Not To Shave II.

My post ‘To Shave Or Not To Shave’ elicited more email responses than comments on the post itself, but my musings on that phenomenon is for another post! By and large, the advise is to keep it. I am not … Continue reading

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A Journey.

“A Journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step.” – Zen saying. I have taken many first steps on many journeys during my rather eventful life. The longest and the most memorable one however was different. I took … Continue reading

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Our 26/11 Anniversary.

Last year, after the Mumbai terrorism, I had written many posts and responded to comments and my regular readers will recollect the mention I had made of my friends and their son Kaizad. Kaizad was a budding chef in the … Continue reading

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To Shave Or Not To Shave.

Grannymar in her inimitable style threw a challenge at men with beards in her post ‘Attention Toyboys!” Yesterday, I had commented on her blog that I keep a beard as did Magpie 11. Call it coincidence or whatever, this morning’s … Continue reading

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I received this mail from a ‘well wisher’ who thinks that I should live happily ever after! Equations!- This is the best I have read in a LONG time Equation 1 Human = eat + sleep + work + enjoy … Continue reading

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34 Questions.

Mitch at I am just sharing has an interesting post just answering 34 questions wondering if anyone else would be interested in doing so too. I am inspired to do so and here they are: 1. What Do You Do … Continue reading

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One Memorable Day.

I had been struggling for three days, to come up with a topic for this week’s LCB when in a flash it came. Why it came is also the reason for this topic. Why it came is that “One Memorable … Continue reading

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Stop Press – Pakistan

An amazing piece of writing by a Pakistani journalist and it is worth spending time on the comments to understand Pakistan today.

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