Category Archives: Books / Reading

Seven Books That I Love.

My friend Ekoshapu has thrown this challenge to me. I have to post just the image of the cover of the book every day for the next seven days to share with my readers my top seven favourite books. This … 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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A Rip Off!

I had gone visiting three friends yesterday and one not only extended me great hospitality but, also gifted me with a nicely wrapped packet with the title “Predictions Of Agastya”. He not only wanted me to take it home before … Continue reading

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Are You Morally Virtuous?

“Moral experience—the actual possession and exercise of good character—is necessary truly to understand moral principles and profitably to apply them.” ~ Aristotle, Ethics If you are morally virtuous, I strongly recommend your reading this article. And, if it is alright … Continue reading

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Addled Brain.

This story involves two friends and my addled brain. Enjoy the ride. To start with, I have been down with a chest infection which, because it is the third time that I have caught it this season, has caused my … Continue reading

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Unadulterated Joy!

The new year has been very kind to me so far and it is just eight days old. I hope that it continues to be so for the rest of the year too. The first instance was when I wrote … Continue reading

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Is Liberalism Dead?

Let me straight away confess that this topic for today’s 2 on 1 Friday posts by Shackman and me has been inspired by a remarkable book by Rudrangshu Mukherjee, “Twilight Falls On Liberalism”. It is a concise book which one … Continue reading

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Three Friends And Language.

First friend SS sent me this. Five minutes later I read another message from a different friend KA who sent me this: For good measure he also added: “I remembered you when I read this word… Saying this with respect … Continue reading

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Retirement.

As should be obvious, that man could well be me, a retired old geezer solving crossword puzzles to keep himself out of mischief. Since I started to work when most middle class Indians were still in college, my great ambition … Continue reading

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Secrets – 2.

Without my adding anything! This article from Signature is amazing.

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