Category Archives: People

The Right Question.

Not that I consider myself to be a Wise Man but, I certainly have a question at the end of this post for my readers. As my readers know, I am part of a group of Senior Citizens from the … Continue reading

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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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Habit / Routine.

This is a beautiful Marathi short film depicting the life of an ordinary couple of Mumbai. While the language is Marathi, subtitles in English are provided to follow the storyline.

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The Third Eye.

This photograph is of Swami Dandapani. No, I am not a Sales Agent for him but am posting this here to illustrate something else. If you were to ever meet me in the mornings when I am at Pune, you … Continue reading

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Fear.

This post was anyway in the pipeline but as so often happens to me, synchronicity happened and I read Wisewebwoman’s post on the same topic just a few minutes ago. I then decided to post this immediately. I had gone … 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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The Good Old Days.

“Just tonight I stood before the tavern Nothing seemed the way it used to be In the glass I saw a strange reflection Was that lonely woman really me?” How poignant! Please read on. “Though we tend to remember bad … Continue reading

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The Grass Is Greener!

Synchronicity strikes again! My grand niece has been working part time with a Charity and has just got her first pay cheque. She sent me a photograph of the cheque and I congratulated her and told her that my first … Continue reading

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Is Competition Good For Kids?

Yes, it is. Let us face it. The world of adults is one of competition. Unless one learns how to compete, to lose and win gracefully and accept that one cannot win all the time, life can be living hell. … Continue reading

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Is Liberalism Dead?

Let me straight away confess that this topic for today’s 2 on 1 Friday posts by Shackman and me has been inspired by a remarkable book by Rudrangshu Mukherjee, “Twilight Falls On Liberalism”. It is a concise book which one … Continue reading

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