Monthly Archives: December 2018

Letter Writing!

My friend Milind runs an NGO where he arranges for children to indulge in art. He also believes that we are forgetting the art of letter writing and has produced some picture post cards for his friends and family so … Continue reading

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Disagreements.

“If two people constantly agree with each other, then one of them is useless; but if two people constantly disagree with each other, then, both of them are useless.” ~ Japanese wisdom. I came up with the topic for this … Continue reading

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The Grass Is Greener!

Synchronicity strikes again! My grand niece has been working part time with a Charity and has just got her first pay cheque. She sent me a photograph of the cheque and I congratulated her and told her that my first … Continue reading

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Is Competition Good For Kids?

Yes, it is. Let us face it. The world of adults is one of competition. Unless one learns how to compete, to lose and win gracefully and accept that one cannot win all the time, life can be living hell. … Continue reading

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Future Poultry King.

The farmer’s son was returning from the market with the crate of chickens that his father had entrusted to him, when all of a sudden the box fell and broke open. Chickens scurried off in different directions, but the determined … Continue reading

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The Future POTUS!

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Reversal Of Roles.

This post has been inspired by my sister Padmini sending me this image with the peremptory comment – “For your blog”. Yes Madam, anything to oblige! ┬áPlease click on the image for a larger resolution. One of life’s inevitabilities is … Continue reading

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Great News For Seniors.

Please click on the image for a larger resolution. Thank you Shankar.

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Is Liberalism Dead?

Let me straight away confess that this topic for today’s 2 on 1 Friday posts by Shackman and me has been inspired by a remarkable book by Rudrangshu Mukherjee, “Twilight Falls On Liberalism”. It is a concise book which one … Continue reading

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Horoscopes 2.

After I finished off with my post Horoscopes, it occurred to me that I should write one observation that would be applicable to all. I was spared the effort when I was given this as a reading for me on … Continue reading

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