Monthly Archives: February 2014

Contented Hens II.

On reading my earlier post Cheerful Monk commented “That reminds me of old ads for Carnation milk — “the milk from contented cows.” So, I updated the post on facebook which now reads as follows. Please click on the image … Continue reading

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Contented Hens.

My nephew Sundar and I had this very interesting exchange on Facebook. Please click on the image to get an enlarged version. Sundar is die hard Wodehouse fan as I am too and this quote must be about the best … Continue reading

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My whole life I’ve been a fraud. I’m not exaggerating. Pretty much all I’ve ever done all the time is try to create a certain impression of me in other people. Mostly to be liked or admired. It’s a little … Continue reading

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The Notebook.

Quite how I got interested in seeing The Notebook is a mystery to me but I did pick up the idea from something I read somewhere and sent for a DVD which strangely enough came on the 13th inst.  I … Continue reading

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I hope that you enjoy reading this post on the weekly Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where six of us write on the same topic. Today’s topic was chosen by Maria the gaelikaa. The five other bloggers who write regularly are, … Continue reading

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The Four Letter Word.

This is my grand nephew Vedesh. He towers over me by at least half a foot and can easily beat me into pulp if it ever came to that. When I next visit Chennai again, I shall take a photograph … Continue reading

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