Category Archives: Blogging

Pain.

I was inspired to suggest this topic for this week’s 2 on 1 blog post by a statement that I blogged about in my post Book Review – Mark Manson. “The only way to overcome pain is to first learn … Continue reading

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Eleven Years!

I have just been informed by Facebook that I have been on it for eleven years! Should I celebrate, laugh or cry? How does this come into the picture with wasting time?

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Office Equipment.

To understand the reason for this post, please go to my post Miscommunication and read the fascinating exchange between Catherine and me on the subject of working in offices. It was in 1967 that I was first exposed to a … Continue reading

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Miscommunication.

Cheerful Monk’s post on the same topic reminded me of a hilarious incident from the late seventies. My readers must recall those days of telephone switch boards with telephone operators cum receptionists with hundreds of calls to attend every day. … Continue reading

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Life On The Simple Side.

This week’s Friday 2 on 1 blog post title has been suggested by Shackman who claims that he was inspired by our own old geezelle Tammy. She actually is a minimalist and far from a simpleton but, that is word … Continue reading

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Book Review – Mark Manson.

In my post An Unexpected Gift, I had undertaken to review the book that I had received as the gift. I also take you to Ekoshapu’s post where he wondered if I would comment on two observations that he made … Continue reading

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It Might Have Been.

This phrase is often used to describe missed opportunities and most people who quote this are not aware that they are from a poem of the early nineteenth century describing a typical rural broken romance.  I was enlightened by my … Continue reading

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Growing Old!

To appreciate this joke better, please go over to Cheerful Monk’s blog post Time Machine first. Please also read all the comments there.

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Curiosity.

The idea for this week’s topic for the Weekly Friday 2 on 1 blog post came to me following a visit to some friends last week to see the new home that they had moved into recently. While we were … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Gift – 2.

My readers will remember my lamenting long ago that I am often called Ramana Sir although,  I would love be called Sir Ramana! Here is another instance of that endearing trait in India of calling elders by attaching a ‘Sir’ … Continue reading

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