Monthly Archives: May 2012


“The only man who is really free is the one who can turn down an invitation to dinner without giving an excuse.” ~ Jules Renard I would like to create my own quote on similar lines. “The only man who … Continue reading

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Affirmative Action Indian Style.

This cartoon is doing the email rounds in India. That needs some explaining for my friends from abroad. OBC – Other Backward Classes. SC – Scheduled Castes. ST – Scheduled Tribes Minorities – Mostly Muslims, but occasionally Christians of various … Continue reading

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Another Michael Jackson?

Cheerful Monk had this to say about my avatar in my post “I Am Better Than I Look.” “It would be nice if your picture weren’t so dark.” Photographs don’t lie CM! I am a dark fellow. I am an … Continue reading

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This post is primarily to see if it will link to my twitter account. My friend Joe suggested that I do so, so that good posts can be tweeted by him to his followers. I have linked to my twitter … Continue reading

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A Reward For Myself.

Thanks to Ranjan offering to stay at home and encouraging me to go out for a well deserved break, I went to see The Best Marigold Hotel, earlier this afternoon. I thoroughly enjoyed the outing and the cinema was better … Continue reading

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I Am Better Than I Look.

My avatar that appears on all my comments and anything else on the web is this: Now I know why I am not idolised like some other bloggers. The photograph does not do justice to how I look. You don’t … Continue reading

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