Monthly Archives: January 2019

Old Is Gold.

I have received a clip on WhatsApp a number of times of a stand up comedian telling a story about a difficult father of a bride to be and an old man. Unfortunately I am unable to find the clip … Continue reading

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Addled Brain.

This story involves two friends and my addled brain. Enjoy the ride. To start with, I have been down with a chest infection which, because it is the third time that I have caught it this season, has caused my … Continue reading

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The Best Book Review Ever!

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The Good Old Days.

“Just tonight I stood before the tavern Nothing seemed the way it used to be In the glass I saw a strange reflection Was that lonely woman really me?” How poignant! Please read on. “Though we tend to remember bad … Continue reading

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Packed Lunch.

I am sure that my friend Megh expected me to write a blog post when he sent me this link to a fascinating story about the Norwegian packed lunch and here I go obliging him. I have not been to … Continue reading

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Unadulterated Joy!

The new year has been very kind to me so far and it is just eight days old. I hope that it continues to be so for the rest of the year too. The first instance was when I wrote … Continue reading

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Driverless Vehicle.

Much is being written and spoken about the future of driverless vehicles. Frankly, I am scared though being an Indian, I should not. Why? Here is a driverless vehicle, successfully tested in India. No accidents even at an abnormally high … Continue reading

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Our Ego Our Burden.

I received this as a forward in WhatsApp from a friend. My attempts at finding out the name of the artist to give credit for this post are in vain. If someone can help me with the name, I shall … Continue reading

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The First Time I Saw An Ocean.

This is The Edward Elliots Beach in Chennai with the Karl Schmidt memorial. This is the Southern end of the Chennai Marina Beach. Although I was born in Mumbai, I don’t recall ever seeing the ocean there during my early … Continue reading

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Justice And Arithmetics.

This is a fable that I remembered for its Arithmetical jugglery when I read Ekoshapu’s 2019 Through Recreational Mathematics. I am not into mathematics and his post flew right over my head but this story is something that has come … Continue reading

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