Monthly Archives: September 2018

Crossword Puzzles.

My readers know that I am a crossword puzzles buff and so this post should not come as a surprise to them. They also know how much synchronicity plays its part in my life and so these two events closely … Continue reading

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Pain.

I was inspired to suggest this topic for this week’s 2 on 1 blog post by a statement that I blogged about in my post Book Review – Mark Manson. “The only way to overcome pain is to first learn … Continue reading

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Eleven Years!

I have just been informed by Facebook that I have been on it for eleven years! Should I celebrate, laugh or cry? How does this come into the picture with wasting time?

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Office Equipment.

To understand the reason for this post, please go to my post Miscommunication and read the fascinating exchange between Catherine and me on the subject of working in offices. It was in 1967 that I was first exposed to a … Continue reading

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Wasting Time.

Friend, writer, Management Guru and fellow alumnus of Business School has written something very interesting in one of the articles in an anthology of his writings in various News Papers and Magazines. Average Life Expectancy – 75 years. We sleep … Continue reading

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What Do Retired People Do?

At around 10.30 AM every Sunday without fail, my Godson ND will ring me up to catch up with or share any news that may have transpired the previous week. I always end the call with the quip that he … Continue reading

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Miscommunication.

Cheerful Monk’s post on the same topic reminded me of a hilarious incident from the late seventies. My readers must recall those days of telephone switch boards with telephone operators cum receptionists with hundreds of calls to attend every day. … Continue reading

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Problem Solving.

Disclaimer: I am not responsible for the language. Please enjoy the message and don’t shoot the messenger.  Please click on the image for a larger resolution.

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Life On The Simple Side.

This week’s Friday 2 on 1 blog post title has been suggested by Shackman who claims that he was inspired by our own old geezelle Tammy. She actually is a minimalist and far from a simpleton but, that is word … Continue reading

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Book Review – Mark Manson.

In my post An Unexpected Gift, I had undertaken to review the book that I had received as the gift. I also take you to Ekoshapu’s post where he wondered if I would comment on two observations that he made … Continue reading

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