Category Archives: Friendship

The Company Of Great Persons.

We had a house-guest the last two days. He is my son’s friend, and had come to Pune to finalise a place to set up residence. He normally lives in Mumbai and some family related matters has made it an … Continue reading

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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. I … Continue reading

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What Do You Do?

A friendly exchange between a dentist friend who came back into my life yesterday after twenty years and me. He was away in the Middle East all these years. Friend: So, what do you do nowadays? I: Meditate. Friend: Be … Continue reading

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Settle Down?

My friend Anil sent this rather crisp message to me with no additional information as to where he sourced it. I know for a fact that he and his lovely lady haven’t settled down yet and perhaps his creative juices … Continue reading

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Comfortzonitis.

I did. The last few days saw me going out of my home on a number of occasions for various reasons. First on the 28th it was to attend the reception, lunch and then subsequently the dinner that I had … 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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Frustration.

There are a few days in the year when I go totally bonkers in the mornings without my daily dose of newspapers and crossword puzzles contained in them. Yesterday being our Republic Day, was a national holiday and sans newspapers … Continue reading

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Relocating.

Relocating, as it is normally understood, really started for me only from 1973. Before that, my late wife and I had once set up home in Delhi in a barsati and had furnished it with hired furniture and some basic … 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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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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