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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!  Please click on the image for a larger resolution. One of life’s inevitabilities is … Continue reading

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The Idea Of A Husband.

“At a banking conference in Hong Kong I was seated at dinner next to a brilliant young banker. She was 37 years old and enjoying a very successful career and she taught me many things over dinner about current issues … Continue reading

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Wisdom And Virtue.

“Nature does not give a man virtue; the process of becoming good is an art.” ~ Seneca.

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Spellcheck Fail!

Or is it a systemic failure? Please click on the image for a larger resolution.

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Excitement!

excitement /ɪkˈsʌɪtmənt/Submit noun a feeling of great enthusiasm and eagerness. “her cheeks were flushed with excitement” synonyms: exhilaration, elation, animation, enthusiasm, eagerness, anticipation, feverishness, fever, delirium, agitation, emotion, fire, fieriness, intensity, zeal, zest; More something that arouses a feeling of … Continue reading

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Three Faces.

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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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