Monthly Archives: December 2015

Goodbye 2015.

No I didn’t get under a blanket and wait for the year to end.  I have been quite busy the last week of this year with a lot of activity.  Even today, the last was busier than normal but I … Continue reading

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Favourite Book Or Film.

This week’s LBC topic comes from Maria who as I write this is and when it will get published will still be in her beloved Ireland winding up her visit.  She should get back to bring in the new year … Continue reading

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Bajirao Mastani.

Three factors got me out of my comfort zone to watch this film earlier today. The first one was Looney’s post in his blog about his experience with the film in Fremont, where he claims that the Indians have taken … Continue reading

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“Repetition gives a semblance of credibility to even the most outlandish lies.” Please don’t ask me to elaborate.  There are too many lies and half-truths in our public life going around that I cannot even grade them for their vileness. … Continue reading

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The Well Of Our Being.

This week’s LBC topic comes to us courtesy Lin. Let me at the outset confess that I am at a loss to understand the meaning of the topic.  I have heard of and understand ‘well being’ but ‘well of our … Continue reading

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It’s a shallow life that doesn’t give a person a few scars. ~ Garrison Keillor, By that definition, I have had a very deep life indeed. This post has been inspired by my daughter in law Manjiree noticing some scars … Continue reading

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Family Occasions.

This week’s LBC topic has been suggested by Maria the gaelikaa who has been preoccupied with family problems and is currently away at Ireland for some family occasions there.  It is therefore unlikely that she will write any time soon for … Continue reading

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Indian Roads.

Commenting on my blog post Driving Licence, Big John said – “In the UK we old farts do not have to pass a medical or any other test. Just fill in a form on line, tick the right boxes and … Continue reading

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