Monthly Archives: November 2018

Peanuts!

Synchronicity strikes again. My post Grammar Police reintroduced my sister Padmum to my readers some of whom complimented me on having her in my life. That post elicited a comment from Tammy that she missed seeing her Vlogs. That was … Continue reading

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Grow A Beard!

Ahem! From one bearded old reprobate to all those men who read this blog sans beards, please read this and then make up your own mind.

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Hope.

“This topic has been inspired by a quotation that my cousin Shankar sent me. “Hope is a state of mind, not a state of the world. Either we have hope within us or we don’t.   Hope is not a … Continue reading

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Grammar Police.

Apart from pre-installed spellcheck in my blog programme, I have another human keeping a careful watch over my blog posts. She has an MA in English Literature and was also a popular lecturer in two famous colleges for ladies in … Continue reading

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Do You Believe In Magic?

I think that Shackman, who has suggested this topic for this week’s 2 on 1 Friday post, asks about the supernatural variety and not the other kinds like illusion, the Indian rope trick etc. I shall therefore restrict my response … Continue reading

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There Is A Rough Sense Of Justice In This World

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Excitement!

excitement /ɪkˈsʌɪtmənt/Submit noun a feeling of great enthusiasm and eagerness. “her cheeks were flushed with excitement” synonyms: exhilaration, elation, animation, enthusiasm, eagerness, anticipation, feverishness, fever, delirium, agitation, emotion, fire, fieriness, intensity, zeal, zest; More something that arouses a feeling of … Continue reading

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What A Memory Trigger!

I had a hair cut this morning and the saloon’s FM Radio played a song from my youth that took me back to many memorable moments for two reasons. The first one for the song itself for its remarkable music … Continue reading

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Review Badhai Ho!

Badhai Ho in Hindi means Congratulations. You can read the story line in this Wikipedia link I could recognise only Neena Gupta, an actress form my early movie going days and Ayushmaan Khurana who acted in my last review Andha … Continue reading

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Reading.

While writing about History, I had not added that while my focus is on reading History, to break the monotony, I often read fiction too. Sometimes, I end up reading three things at a time, like one book on history, … Continue reading

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