Monthly Archives: October 2014

The Comedy Of Errors.

This topic was suggested by Maria the gaelikaa for the weekly Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where currently six of us write on the same topic every Friday. This is part of a series of Shakespeare titles that Maria had come … Continue reading

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On Golden Pond.

The last time that my friend Ramesh and I had gone to see a movie, during the post movie coffee session, we were reminiscing about the golden oldies and Ramesh casually asked me if I had seen On Golden Pond. … Continue reading

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The Cheerful Monk.

This post is dedicated to our own Cheerful Monk. I thank Nandu the irrepressible for this lead.

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A spammer left this comment on my post on Punctuality. “Defeat is never final, you can always begin again, the seeds for a bright future are often sown in the hearts of the fallen.”

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Punctuality is the virtue of the bored. ~ Evelyn Waugh After waiting more than an hour and a half for her date, Melissa decided she had been stood up. She changed from her best dinner dress into her pyjamas and … Continue reading

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Books Again.

Nick had this up on his facebook wall and it gives me great pleasure to share it with my readers while thanking him for the inspiration. Open Book Lyrics by Mikey McCleary feat. Mauli Dave: It is TV Ad song … Continue reading

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Commitment To The Unverifiable.

This topic had to come from my good friend who intends partnering me in an ashram some time in the future. While he will be the Guru, I will be the gate collection manager. There are only two commitments┬áthat come … Continue reading

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Partly Read Books.

Yesterday’s Business Standard had a very interesting article by a favourite writer of mine. T C A Srinivasa Raghavan writes incisively on many topics and this was one that got me thinking about my own collection of partly read books. … Continue reading

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Sex Tapes.

I read a synopsis of the story and since Cameron Diaz was featuring in it Ramesh and I decided to see it yesterday afternoon. It is what my friend Chuck calls a popcorn movie. Not quite porn, not quite funny … Continue reading

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I take my readers back to my post on The Post where I had shared my receiving a post card and then watching the short film on the Indian Postal service. I had followed up that post with another one … Continue reading

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