Monthly Archives: October 2012


One never stops learning. During my recent vacation there were so many new things that I learnt that I made up my mind to be more outgoing in the future. One such new discovery was didgeridoo. I had never heard … Continue reading

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Dashed Hopes!

A friend who lives in the deep rural part of India, rang me up to find him a good Bariatrist as he was having a massive obesity problem. He tilts the scales at over 160 Kgs. I called up my … Continue reading

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Gender Change.

During my recent trips to the South of India, I had a couple of misadventures with the Indian Railways. To start with, I was unable to reserve my seat on a train from Bengaluru to Chennai either directly online or … Continue reading

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Best Answer To The Question: Does My Bum Look Big In This?

That is me on the left supporting and escorting my friend Chandru. I had written about that picture here. I hope you enjoyed reading this post on the weekly Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where thirteen of us write on the … Continue reading

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Vacation Time!

I am off this afternoon on a 14 day trip down South visiting family and friends. I shall therefore be absent from the blog world for the duration. When I return, I shall catch up with the comments and respond … Continue reading

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“No intelligent idea can gain general acceptance unless some stupidity is mixed in with it.” ~ Fernando Pessoa Let me share a story to illustrate that very apt quote. Two days after my late father’s wife died, my sister Padmini … Continue reading

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Bookadda – Online Bookstore.

I made a thorough ass of myself by ordering for an expensive (about Rs.1500.00) book from Bookadda online. I placed the order on August 28. 12 and I was informed that they will ship it around the 27th of September. … Continue reading

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“To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.” ~ George Santayana The monsoon finally made its delayed withdrawal. The skies are without clouds and the days are … Continue reading

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Body Language

I was quite intrigued when I saw and heard this TED talk and decided to do some research and came across some more interesting material on the internet link to which is given below the TED talk.

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On Wednesday last week Ranjan sought my permission to foster a pup that he had found abandoned just outside our gate. She was limping and had a deep gash on her hind leg. On the condition that after he did … Continue reading

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