Monthly Archives: December 2012

Ursula, Here Are Nandu’s Eyes.

My last post What Must I Do? has taken a life of its own and the latest request is from my friend Nandu to share his eyes with my readers and draw Ursula’s particular attention to it. I can vouch … Continue reading

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What Must I Do?

I am 69 going 70. I am in reasonably good mental and physical health though my shock absorbers have been replaced a few times. I am financially stable if not exactly in the same league as the subject of the … Continue reading

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Another Instance Of Synchronicity.

My friend Megh had dropped in last evening and we lost track of time discussing various things till late. Around 9.30 pm we were discussing something for which the name of a company eluded me no matter how much I … Continue reading

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The Law Is An Ass.

“The law is an ass” originates in Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist, when the character Mr. Bumble is informed that “the law supposes that your wife acts under your direction”. This phrase has been brought to my attention again by a … Continue reading

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Misogyny.

There are times that I find it difficult to understand some men’s attitude towards women. I find what is called eve teasing in India, alcoholic husbands ill treating wives, domestic violence etc quite common besides incidents like throwing acid attacks … Continue reading

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Risk.

I wish that Grannymar had made a typo and the topic was risque rather than risk. Imagine if I had got it over the phone from her instead of reading it on the list! I would have gone to town … Continue reading

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