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Crossword Puzzles.

Since my retirement, I spend every morning reading five newspapers and solving the seven crossword puzzles that appear in them. As my family and friends say, it keeps me out of mischief. On the days that the papers do not … Continue reading

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This ‘nostalgia’ forward by a friend on WhatsApp, following my post on Nomophobia, took me back to the time in India when first, they had to advertise to get people to subscribe to the service, then the time when people … Continue reading

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Monsoon Rains.

A friend sent me these two clips to show how beautiful our Western Ghats are during the monsoon. They are also under human attack about which the less said the better. In just about an hour’s drive from my home, … Continue reading

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The Finger!

No, I don’t mean this finger in Milan. I mean this one: Please click on the image to get a larger image and zoom in on the finger to see an ink stain. I was interviewed by a young lady … Continue reading

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Seven Books That I Love. 5.

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. This … Continue reading

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Families Then And Now.

I came up with the idea for this topic for this week’s 2 on 1 Friday blog post, having recently been meeting and talking to many of my contemporaries thanks to a recent reunion of my classmates from Business School. … Continue reading

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Packed Lunch.

I am sure that my friend Megh expected me to write a blog post when he sent me this link to a fascinating story about the Norwegian packed lunch and here I go obliging him. I have not been to … Continue reading

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Short Cuts.

A happy new year to all my readers. On New Year’s eve, Ranjan and Manjiree went to dinner at a mall near our home where there is a book shop. Just as he was leaving, Ranjan asked if I wanted … Continue reading

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Reversal Of Roles.

This post has been inspired by my sister Padmini sending me this image with the peremptory comment – “For your blog”. Yes Madam, anything to oblige! ┬áPlease click on the image for a larger resolution. One of life’s inevitabilities is … Continue reading

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