Author Archives: Ramana Rajgopaul

Happiness.

The balancing point between too little and too much is happiness.

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Language In India.

The image on the left is the cover of a book that explains a fascinating phenomenon and I hope that some of my interested readers will read it to understand why I find it so. My employer during most of … Continue reading

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Do you have a code that you live by?

The answer to the question is, in all humility, yes, I try to. While I succeed mostly, I confess that there are occasions when I slip. I normally take whatever steps that need to be taken to make amends when … Continue reading

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Mind Your Own Business.

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There is nothing new, except what has been forgotten.

The title of this post is a quote that has been ascribed to Marie Antoinette,  a remarkable personality by all accounts. This quote has long been a favourite of mine when occasions arise when I can quote it. Another similar … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger – Song.

The trigger. I got this message forwarded to me in WhatsApp by a friend “Sonu Nigam singing Mohd. Rafi’s famous song “Dil ke jharoke mein” in a concert in London… All instruments are played by foreigners except the singing by … Continue reading

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Goodbye Old Faithful!

For the past twenty odd years this copper pot has been my faithful companion every night. It would be filled with drinking water by around 4.00 pm every afternoon and kept near my bed for me to drink about half … Continue reading

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You Can Go Anywhere From The Comfort Of Your Home.

Blogger Padmum has not blogged in a long time due to preoccupation with other weighty matters but, that has not stopped her from coming up with ideas for her brother to write blog posts on. This is one. There was … Continue reading

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Rains!

June has brought the rains to us and along with it lowered temperatures and tempers. Among the first to enjoy the after effects for the first heavy shower was Chutki. She not only got wet, she got all muddied. When … Continue reading

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Chappal!

I take my readers back to my post where I had written about how I lost a pair of slippers when I had gone for a concert/lecture programme. I was reminded of that incident when this ditty came way my … Continue reading

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