Monthly Archives: August 2012

What Does Heaven Look Like?

I hope you enjoyed reading this post on the weekly Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where thirteen of us write on the same topic. Today’s topic has been chosen by Delirious. The twelve other bloggers who write regularly are, in alphabetical … Continue reading

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Paisa Vasool.

Paisa Vasool is a common phrase used in South Asia. The closest English idiom is Bang For The Buck. And also Milking It For All It Is Worth. “The ultimate Indian idea of good value; not to be confused with … Continue reading

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The Thorn Bird.

A friend posted this on FaceBook. While I agree with the general direction of the quote, I prefer to live and die like the thorn bird though perhaps it is now too late. “There is a legend about a bird … Continue reading

Posted in Meditation, Philosophy, Relationships | Tagged , | 41 Comments

The Last Sufferer – II

I have added a link to my earlier post The Last Sufferer and request my readers to go to the link to read about what is happening in our parliament. It is a crying shame.

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The Last Sufferer.

The Common Man, made immortal by our famous cartoonist R K Laxmn is the last sufferer in the above cartoon. He is the sod who pays the massive amount of indirect taxes in India which goes to finance all the … Continue reading

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The Oddest Place I’ve Slept In/On.

Flash back to 1961. I was a happy bachelor enjoying life at Hyderabad. To enable that life style I was also a wheeling and dealing salesman. My late uncle PK, who was more of a father to me than my … Continue reading

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I Love The Irish.

Even at the cost of being hung and quartered by my Irish readers, I must share this with my readers. This is just to show how much I love them. No offense Bernadette, Grannymar, Elly and George, Nick, gaelikaa, Hannah, … Continue reading

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India Is Catching On!

A dear friend of mine from the USA sent me a mail with the subject “India is catching on” and a link to this video with the comment:”Lucky you Ramana!” I don’t quite know why he called me lucky, unless … Continue reading

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Dead Grannies.

“Over the course of many years of teaching, i’ve noticed that there typically seems to be a rash of deaths among students’ relatives at the end of the semester, and it happens mostly in the week before final exams and … Continue reading

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