Category Archives: Books / Reading

Shufti.

Being a Crossword Puzzle addict has its advantages. Like realising all the time that there is a lot more to learn despite having lived for more than the proverbial three score and ten years. Yesterday taught me a new word … Continue reading

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Reading.

While writing about History, I had not added that while my focus is on reading History, to break the monotony, I often read fiction too. Sometimes, I end up reading three things at a time, like one book on history, … Continue reading

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She Mothers Me!

This is a photograph of me reading my kindle while Chutki blissfully is asleep on the floor next to me. When my son and daughter in love are not at home, this is how she keeps an eye on me. … Continue reading

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History.

All history is to some degree subjective, written by individuals who are above all people of their own time. I am a kind of history buff and like to read as much as possible about our history which is now … Continue reading

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A Unique Personality!

I have a high CQ. This often gets me into some interesting situations. Here is one incident that has zapped me. Some four months ago, I read a book review in one of the monthly magazines that I subscribe to. … Continue reading

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Status.

“No more fiendish punishment could be devised than that one should be turned loose in society and remain absolutely unnoticed. If no one turned around when we entered, answered when we spoke, or minded what we did, but if every … Continue reading

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Enemy.

This is one of my all time favourite quotes and when someone sent this image to me on WhatsApp, I immediately wanted to share it with my readers. ┬áIt is innocuous to begin with till one starts to reflect on … Continue reading

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Crossword Puzzles.

My readers know that I am a crossword puzzles buff and so this post should not come as a surprise to them. They also know how much synchronicity plays its part in my life and so these two events closely … Continue reading

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Wasting Time.

Friend, writer, Management Guru and fellow alumnus of Business School has written something very interesting in one of the articles in an anthology of his writings in various News Papers and Magazines. Average Life Expectancy – 75 years. We sleep … 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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