Monthly Archives: August 2018

My Top 10 Guilty Pleasures.

While I have accepted the topic as it was suggested by my fellow Friday blogger Shackman, I must straight away state that none of the pleasures that I enjoy can be called guilty, at least, not by me. I thoroughly … Continue reading

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Who Needs Happiness?

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High Cost Of Living!

You will see Tammy’s comment on my blog post Happiness And Longevity to read as follows: “there’s a line in an old Woody Allen movie… I think it was Annie Hall. two old ladies were having lunch. one complains bitterly … Continue reading

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Happiness And Longevity.

As my regular readers know, my GP is a very wise old style doctor under whose care I feel very safe. Among the many reasons that he is like that to me is one fact of his always being very … Continue reading

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Schmaltz.

This is a communication from a friend, a hard boiled banker / successful entrepreneur who recently lost his pet dog, unexpectedly and suddenly. “Is it true that pets can take on their caretakers illnesses and sacrifice their lives in order … Continue reading

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Bureaucracy And The Colour Of Ink!

Arun Shourie is a remarkable human being and he writes extremely well. In his book ‘Governance and the Sclerosis That Has Set In’ in his typical style, he writes about how bureaucracy works based on actual experience that he had … Continue reading

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Intelligence And Wisdom.

I received the following as a forward from a friend in WhatsApp and found it very interesting. I hope that my readers do too. 1. Intelligence leads to arguments. Wisdom leads to settlements. 2. Intelligence is power of will. Wisdom … Continue reading

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The Inside Story.

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Social Media In 25 Or 30 Years?

This topic from Shackman for this week’s 2 on 1 weekly Friday post is a googly if you are a cricket nut or a curve ball if you are a baseball nut. For the past four days, I have been … Continue reading

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Talk.

A very practical guide that I received as a forward via WhatsApp. Talk to *Mother* _lovingly,_ Talk to *Father* _respectfully,_ Talk to *Brothers* _heartfully,_ Talk to *Sisters* _affectionately,_ Talk to *Children* _enthusiastically,_ Talk to *Relatives* _empathetically,_ Talk to *Friends* _jovially,_ … Continue reading

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