Category Archives: Blogging

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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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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Who Or What Is The “Big Bad” In The Current World Order??

This is a googly or, if you are an American, a curve ball of a topic suggested by Shackman for this week’s 2 on 1 Blog Post. I am not Buffy and do not have big bads in my life … Continue reading

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Relocating.

Relocating, as it is normally understood, really started for me only from 1973. Before that, my late wife and I had once set up home in Delhi in a barsati and had furnished it with hired furniture and some basic … Continue reading

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What would you do given 38 minutes to live before Nuclear disaster were to strike?

Inspired by an actual incident that took place in Hawaii, my co-2 on 1 Friday blogger Shackman has come up with this very interesting topic for today. I have had quite some time to think about an answer for this … Continue reading

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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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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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