Monthly Archives: January 2012


My niece Nina published this in Facebook. I am blessed in that I have many friends like that. Let me just share a few incidents with you. It was in 1997 that I got grounded during a weekend due to … Continue reading

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Dissolving the bitterness of lifeā€¦

Padmum has an inspiring post up in her blog which I recommend highly to my readers.

Posted in Blogging, Philosophy, Self Improvement | Tagged | 6 Comments

Test Post.

Ranjan seems to have licked the problem of automatic posting of my blog posts in FaceBook. This is to see if it succeeds.

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Gratitude List – January 28, 2012

Saturday was the 44th wedding anniversary of Sultan and Farida. Sultan and I were bachelor buddies and have been very close to each other since much before both of us got married. Farida adopted me as her own as soon … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where twelve of us write on the same topic. Today’s topic has been chosen by Conrad, who has chosen to drop out of the LBC for a short while. The ten other bloggers … Continue reading

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Liebster Blog Award

I have just been honoured with this award by A Letter To My Children. Besides the award, I have now a description that I think is very apt. I quote: “Ramana is opinionated about politics, sentimental about family, and pragmatic … Continue reading

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A Spineless State Government And Vote Bank Politics.

One of India’s biggest literary festivals in Jaipur has shown up the Indian National Congress party to be a weak kneed, non secular, ineffective group of politicians concerned with vote bank politics. Some Muslim clerics objected to Salman Rushdie attending … Continue reading

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Crime And Politics.

Nani Palkhiwala wrote on 16 January 1984. “The picture that emerges is that of a great country in a state of moral decay. The immediate future seems to belong to the doomsayers rather than to cheer-mongers. We suffer from a … Continue reading

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Test Post

I am linking my blog posts to my Facebook fan page. Every time I write a post, it should automatically post on FB. This is a test post to see if it does so.

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Gratitude List – January 21, 2012

I was reminded on Saturday about Sunday being an auspicious day for us by my cousin. I had clean forgotten about that as on that day, we normally prepare a special dish which otherwise would not have been made. Later, … Continue reading

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