Category Archives: Family

The Hug!

We had a visitor for lunch today. She is very special to me as are her husband and two delightful children. While the husband is not demonstrative, the three others share hugs with me whenever we meet and today was … Continue reading

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Visiting Parents.

In my extended family of siblings and cousins both maternal and paternal, I am one of the rare ones who lives with his offspring. Something that was unthinkable during my parents’s time and well into my adulthood as well. Both … Continue reading

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Holi, Our Spring Festival Of Colours.

Holi is here. Day temperatures are back to where we have to use ceiling fans and nights cold enough for comforters. My daughter in love Manjiree talks to her plants every day and obviously it works. I take my readers … Continue reading

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Super Heroes Real Or Imagined.

Speaking strictly from the physical point of view, my fellow 2 on 1 Friday blogger Shackman, is fit to play a super hero any time and I, his side kick who can generate some humour to the fights with windmills … Continue reading

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Habit / Routine.

This is a beautiful Marathi short film depicting the life of an ordinary couple of Mumbai. While the language is Marathi, subtitles in English are provided to follow the storyline.

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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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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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Letter Writing!

My friend Milind runs an NGO where he arranges for children to indulge in art. He also believes that we are forgetting the art of letter writing and has produced some picture post cards for his friends and family so … Continue reading

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Where Should I Live?

As I occasionally do when I have some free time, I took a quiz on what kind of a place I should live in, and this is the result that I got. ┬áPlease click on the image to get a … Continue reading

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Peanuts!

Synchronicity strikes again. My post Grammar Police reintroduced my sister Padmum to my readers some of whom complimented me on having her in my life. That post elicited a comment from Tammy that she missed seeing her Vlogs. That was … Continue reading

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