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Friendship.

Last Saturday morning was an eventful one for, the daughter of my friend of over six decades, landed up at home on her way to a pilgrimage centre. She came in and left like a typhoon but had stopped at … Continue reading

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Book Review – Home Fire.

I do not normally review books that I read but, when I read something extraordinary, I do. Kamila Shamsie‘s Home Fire comes under this category. I came across this book by accident and bought it at the recommendation of another … Continue reading

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You Can Go Anywhere From The Comfort Of Your Home.

Blogger Padmum has not blogged in a long time due to preoccupation with other weighty matters but, that has not stopped her from coming up with ideas for her brother to write blog posts on. This is one. There was … Continue reading

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The Philosopher School Teacher.

I don’t know whether I should be amused, disappointed or flattered. A young man from Chennai came to visit me last week, on a courtesy call as directed by his father who is a friend of mine. This young man … Continue reading

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The Last Page.

Continuing where I left off with the fist page of a novel that I may or may not write, the weekly 2 on 1 topic for today is on the last page of the same novel. You can go over … Continue reading

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The Most Dangerous Issue In The World Today? 2 on 1# 8.

I think that the most dangerous issue in the world today is the rapidly depleting fresh water resources. We have just had a major dispute between two states of India being settled by our Supreme Court on the issue of … Continue reading

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Only In Mumbai.

My readers will no doubt remember my post on Mumbai’s Local Trains. Here is another endearing story about how helpful the commuters can be. “This can happen only in Mumbai. Only local train passengers in Mumbai will know how helpful … Continue reading

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Museums. 2 On 1.

This is the first post this year of a new weekly initiative 2 On 1 of Shackman and mine to write on the same subject every Friday. My association with museums started with a number of visits to the Government … Continue reading

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Kadvi Hawa.

Wikipedia translates the title Kadvi Hawa as Bitter Wind. I propose that it should be Ill Wind. “Something bad that happens and makes you think other bad things will happen.” I had seen a trailer a couple of weeks ago … Continue reading

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Blame.

Girl : (To God) I don’t want to marry. I am educated, independent and self sufficient. I don’t need a husband. But my parents are asking me to marry. What to do? God replied : You are my finest creation … Continue reading

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