Category Archives: Friendship

There is nothing new, except what has been forgotten.

The title of this post is a quote that has been ascribed to Marie Antoinette,  a remarkable personality by all accounts. This quote has long been a favourite of mine when occasions arise when I can quote it. Another similar … Continue reading

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Memory?

This was at lunch yesterday with my friends that I had written about in my earlier post on our neighbourhood Irani Cafe. My hosts were, the young lady Deepali, sitting next to me to my right and her husband Sandeep, … Continue reading

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A Productive Outing.

I am grateful to two young friends from my alumni association who gave me a grand and unforgettable time yesterday. Among the many things that fell by the wayside due to the advent of the refrigerator and frequent transfers, was … Continue reading

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Idiot!

Readers of my blog posts know that I am blessed with regular experiences of synchronicity. Here is another experience. Two days ago, I received a phone call from a friend who had emigrated to Australia and has just returned to … Continue reading

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NOTA.

It is the silly season in India. A crucial election is to take place in the next three days and there has been hectic canvassing, forecasting, hoping and what not besides the usual exchange of ideas between persons either of … Continue reading

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Softy 2.

My post I Am A Softy elicited this response from a friend in California. In India, many snack items are wrapped in either silver or gold leaf as both are supposed to be very healthy metals to eat. Some even … Continue reading

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Age!

It is funny that many of my younger friends, and by that I mean much younger, say in the forties, send me information about old age. Today, I received from two different sources the following two messages.  Please click on … Continue reading

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Real Life And Comics.

I am grateful to my blogger friends Holly and Kylie for the inspiration for this post. Please click on the images for larger resolutions. First, Holly’s post Location Sharing How And Why (Not)? Next, Kylie’s post Washing Up. I found … Continue reading

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Friendship.

Facebook suggested to my young friend Aneesh that he publishes the first anniversary of our friendship on Facebook. He promptly obliged. Reading that another old friend GSM and I exchanged the following comments. GSM: How many real friends do you … Continue reading

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Comment, Question And Answer.

In my blog post Haldi Doodh my friend Rasheed commented as follows: Oh, good old Haldi Doodh. Yum! These people will unknowingly gobble up turmeric latte for their own benefit. Oh, I have a question for you, Ramu Bhaiya. What … Continue reading

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