Category Archives: Friendship

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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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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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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Brilliant Solution.

My very dear friends N and A have been married for over half a century and like all such long lasting marriages, have their idiosyncrasies. One particular trait is whenever A talks to me on the phone, I can hear … 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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An Unforgettable Evening.

“A salon is a gathering of people under the roof of an inspiring host, held partly to amuse one another and partly to refine the taste and increase the knowledge of the participants through conversation.” “Chamber music is a form … Continue reading

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Butterfly!

Shackman and I exchanged views on my post on Accidental Connections. I think that the question and response opens up a very profound thought process calling for introspection. Shackman: “You are a regular social butterfly, my friend.” I: “Sometimes I … Continue reading

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Accidental Connections.

As my readers know, I am a strong believer in this adage as well as synchronicity. Here is another story to illustrate this phenomenon. I am a member of a WhatsApp group which has many younger members who for some … 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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Special Day.

For me, September 30 has always been a very special day as it is the birthday of three very special people in my life. The first, my late younger brother Arvind who would have been 74 yesterday had he just … Continue reading

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