Monthly Archives: December 2015

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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Senior Citizen Logic!

Thankfully, I live in a place where I can wear footwear without socks!  I do wear them with formal shoes or with sneakers, but for casual purposes, I simply get into pumps without any.

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Mumbai, My Mumbai.

I was born in Mumbai when it was known as Bombay and other than Pune, I have spent the maximum number of years as an adult in that wonderful city.  I have family and innumerable friends there who have been … Continue reading

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