Author Archives: Ramana Rajgopaul

Wow! What Memories!!

A few days ago I read this gruesome news item which led me to a long lost friend. The suburban railway station Chetpet mentioned in the report brought back memories of a friend with whom I had lost contact after … Continue reading

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Persistence.

I had written about this plant in our garden eight years ago. It just appears suddenly and one morning flowers with the stunning yellow coloured flowers every now and then. The last time I wrote about it was in September … Continue reading

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The Beards Are Ruling – 2.

Perhaps in response to my blog post, or more likely, as a dig at my beard, my friend RP sent this image. Chivalry seems to have died.

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Sometimes I Wonder…….

What a fantastic topic that Shackman has come up with for this week’s Friday 2 on 1 blog post where he and I write on the same topic. Please do go over to his blog to see his take on … Continue reading

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The Monsoon Sets In.

It is raining finally. Last year, I had posted this on the 21st of June but today, it is exactly the same. Just ten days earlier. It is not raining. It is pouring. You can get larger resolutions by clicking … Continue reading

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Grab The Opportunities.

Two things happened after I wrote my post on The Beards Are Ruling. . First, I came across a video clip via WhatsApp sent by a friend which I share below with my readers. Second, I remembered another bearded friend … Continue reading

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Intolerance.

Intolerance is defined as an unwillingness to accept views, beliefs, or behaviour that differ from one’s own; or an inability to eat a food or take a drug without adverse effects. Having suggested this topic for this week’s Friday 2 … Continue reading

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The Beards Are Ruling.

Yesterday was the birthday of a cousin who is very dear to me. I dedicate this post to him. Apart from all the other reasons for his being dear to me is his loyalty to my blog. After the greetings … Continue reading

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Change And What If.

Shackman has suggested that both of us answer the following question for this week’s 2 on 1 Friday Blog Post. Please do go over to his blog to see what he has to say. What single event – with a … Continue reading

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Voluntary Work.

I have had limited experience of volunteer work but those in which I was involved were highly satisfying except one where I had to quit as it was affecting my sanity. The first exercise that I was involved in was … Continue reading

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