Category Archives: People

Grow A Beard!

Ahem! From one bearded old reprobate to all those men who read this blog sans beards, please read this and then make up your own mind.

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What Do Retired People Do?

At around 10.30 AM every Sunday without fail, my Godson ND will ring me up to catch up with or share any news that may have transpired the previous week. I always end the call with the quip that he … Continue reading

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A Unicorn Came Calling.

This is Simone. Isn’t she the cutest little girl that you ever saw? She is our neighbourhood’s Dennis but not the Menace. I am not the neighbourhood’s Mr. Wilson.  I simply cannot be. Chutki is the neighbourhood’s BFF.

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High Cost Of Living!

You will see Tammy’s comment on my blog post Happiness And Longevity to read as follows: “there’s a line in an old Woody Allen movie… I think it was Annie Hall. two old ladies were having lunch. one complains bitterly … Continue reading

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Schmaltz.

This is a communication from a friend, a hard boiled banker / successful entrepreneur who recently lost his pet dog, unexpectedly and suddenly. “Is it true that pets can take on their caretakers illnesses and sacrifice their lives in order … Continue reading

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Roles And Perceptions.

An Industrial Psychologist, member of a group of Professionals to which I belong in WhatsApp, conducted a survey among us about our experiences as employees and citizens. He is trying to draw up a profile of our group so that … Continue reading

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Taste And Flavour.

According to Ayurveda, humans can detect six flavours, sweet, sour, salty, bitter, pungent (hot and spicy as in chilli peppers) and astringent (light and dry as in pop corn).  I am fortunate that I do not have any medical condition … Continue reading

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Happiness.

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Market Price.

Last Saturday brought a mentee all the way from Mumbai to my side to discuss his current state of frustration with his career and his inability to do anything about it. We had a long discussion on it besides other … Continue reading

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Happiness,

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