Monthly Archives: December 2010

Saints And Other Holy People.

Welcome to the Loose Bloggers’ Consortium, where every Friday, some of us post on the same topic. Today’s topic has been chosen by Maria the Silver Fox. My exposure to Saints are restricted to three. Two from my misspent youth, … Continue reading

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What I would like to do.

Right now I am going through a very difficult and stressful time with my father in the ICU following a fractured femur and consequent shock. Since I am not allowed to be with him at the ICU, I am at … Continue reading

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Greetings From Bunc.

This is one comment on my post “Conditions.” that I missed while indisposed. This is from Bunc, all the way from Ayrshire. Rum is unusual there, what with so much of the good stuff – Scotch available! “There once was … Continue reading

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Relationships And Karma.

Our young blogger friend Ashok has an interesting post on his blog “In the words of Lieutenant Colonel Frank Slade” which has prompted me to write this rather poignant post. During my recent frequent visits to the hospital for physiotherapy, … Continue reading

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Resurgent India.

My friends Nat/Usha and Anil/Nina were recently on a long motoring holiday in Gujarath and Rajasthan. They had an absolutely grand time as Anil has repeatedly told me on the phone and email. His latest mail adds a bit of … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Jean and I had an interesting exchange in her blog Transforming Stress Into Personal Power, which prompts this post. This is how Santa arrives in India. You may not believe it but that is Rudolph pedaling! Merry Christmas.

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Wacky Ideas: Just Plain Wackiness I hope that you enjoy reading another post of the Friday Loose Bloggers’ Consortium. Today’s topic has been chosen by Magpie.

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The Inessential Belongings That We Collect.

I am not surprised that this topic was chosen by Magpie for a LBC post some time ago.. I couldn’t have done it. I wonder if it is because he collects inessential belongings that he has earned that name! Having … Continue reading

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I have just returned from a visit to my orthopedist. I will live. I have to be careful though! I can type but since I have no control over my right hand’s behaviour, I have to peck with the forefinger … Continue reading

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Lesser of the two evils

This blog is being typed by Ranjan, at my request. I just could not resist the temptation. A while ago I was on Skype chat with Grannymar who told me about today’s topic for the LBC Friday posts. In India, … Continue reading

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