Monthly Archives: March 2012

Innovative Indian Motorcyclists.

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The Sikhs.

It is a pity that ignorance usually finds a way to create problems where none should exist. Just because some one wears a turban, to be equated to the Al Quaida saddens me. In India, the Sikhs are a highly … Continue reading

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Single Nelson.

The number 111 for some is magical. In South India, it is used to describe the Iyengar community who apply a symbol of a trident on their forehead. In cricket it is called the single Nelson when a batsman is … Continue reading

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Secularism Indian Style.

I take my readers back to two of my earlier posts when the big drama took place at Jaipur. The first was when lunatics prevented Salman Rushdie from attending The Jaipur Litfest and the second about Tasleema Narrin in Calcutta. … Continue reading

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Dharma Sangha.

My young guest Jason has just returned from a trip to Nepal where he claims that he had an awesome experience. Due to a series of unplanned for developments, he was more of less pulled towards this experience and it … Continue reading

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Gratitude List – March 17, 2012.

Saturday early morning saw Murugesh departing for Mumbai enroute to Chennai and Tirupur. He had had a restful night and was happy for it. Later after breakfast Pinky and Debbie too left and suddenly the house was back to normal. … Continue reading

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My Favourite Hobby.

Welcome to the Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where twelve of us write on the same topic. Today’s topic has been chosen by Rohit who I think is on a sabatical from blogging. The ten other bloggers who write regularly are, … Continue reading

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Stupid Men.

I accept the findings. I can’t however understand the need for spending time and money on such research. If you are curious, just read this article in The Scientific American.

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There is hope for olden goldies!

I will be 69 come June this year and many of my blog world and offline friends and relatives are naturally around my age. One of the problems of aging is that one is expected to “behave” one’s age. This … Continue reading

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“We do not need to grieve for the dead. Why should we grieve for them? They are now in a place where there is no more shadow, darkness, loneliness, isolation, or pain. They are home.” ― John O’Donohue, Anam Cara: … Continue reading

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