Category Archives: Nostalgia

What A Memory Trigger!

I had a hair cut this morning and the saloon’s FM Radio played a song from my youth that took me back to many memorable moments for two reasons. The first one for the song itself for its remarkable music … Continue reading

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Like MIL Like DIL?

I was busy attending to my email etc on the computer when my daughter in love said: “Appadum, would you like to see what your DIL is doing? Just what the MIL of this home used to do?” So, I … 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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Office Equipment.

To understand the reason for this post, please go to my post Miscommunication and read the fascinating exchange between Catherine and me on the subject of working in offices. It was in 1967 that I was first exposed to a … Continue reading

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It Might Have Been.

This phrase is often used to describe missed opportunities and most people who quote this are not aware that they are from a poem of the early nineteenth century describing a typical rural broken romance.  I was enlightened by my … Continue reading

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The Way We Were.

There are some days when one gets hit with more than a couple of reminders of how fragile life is and today is one of those. First in the morning, I rang up my elder cousin to wish him on … Continue reading

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The Inside Story.

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Rains.

There are two main rainy seasons in India called The Monsoons One is the current season in most parts of Western and Northern India called the South West Monsoon and the other later in the year operative in most of … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger – Ho Jayega.

This is the mug from which I now drink my morning and afternoon tea. Ho Jayega in Hindi means It Will Happen. Yesterday evening I heard my son Ranjan singing something that sounded like arewah punma punma punma. I couldn’t … Continue reading

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What is/was your favourite weekend getaway spot?

This is a difficult question to come up with a single answer for me. You will see why as you proceed reading this post. Pre Business School, way back in the early sixties, I was based in Chennai in Tamil … Continue reading

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