Author Archives: Ramana Rajgopaul

No More Babies.

I had an interesting telephone call earlier today, with a friend who called me after almost ten years for a long chat. Both of us exchange WhatsApp messages, mostly forwards but, have not really been catching up with news on … Continue reading

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Parenting!

In her comments on my post “Without Comment” Wisewebwoman commented, “I trust my parents paid for me as I was too dumb and unintelligible.” That reminded me of this delightful cartoon:

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Which Mythical Lost Treasure Do You Think Is Real? Why?

My fellow 2 on 1 blogger Shackman has suggested this intriguing topic for this Friday post. I bet that he will come up with some great myth but I have to simply share with my readers this article in the … Continue reading

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Without Comment.

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What Do You Do?

A friendly exchange between a dentist friend who came back into my life yesterday after twenty years and me. He was away in the Middle East all these years. Friend: So, what do you do nowadays? I: Meditate. Friend: Be … Continue reading

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BS In A Travelogue.

I came across ┬áthis article in the BBC news letter by accident. The lead to it had no reference to any numbers. This pointer is what lead me to the article. I cannot understand why the author is dumbing herself … Continue reading

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Does Brexit mean no more continental breakfasts ?

Big John’s posts are inevitably topical and in typical British language and humour. His latest of the same title as this post’s is no exception and I am simply using its inspiration to share this video with my readers.

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Family.

Having enjoyed the recent writing experience on family by Shackman and me for the weekly 2 on 1 Friday posts, I think that a little humour is called for to come down to earth.

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Fear.

This post was anyway in the pipeline but as so often happens to me, synchronicity happened and I read Wisewebwoman’s post on the same topic just a few minutes ago. I then decided to post this immediately. I had gone … Continue reading

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Settle Down?

My friend Anil sent this rather crisp message to me with no additional information as to where he sourced it. I know for a fact that he and his lovely lady haven’t settled down yet and perhaps his creative juices … Continue reading

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