Category Archives: WhatsApp

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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An Unexpected Gift.

For about a year or so, I had been interacting with two young men on a group in WhatsApp. My contributions usually being witty or pithy comments with a great deal of detachment whereas theirs, more involved and passionate. The … Continue reading

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Intelligence And Wisdom.

I received the following as a forward from a friend in WhatsApp and found it very interesting. I hope that my readers do too. 1. Intelligence leads to arguments. Wisdom leads to settlements. 2. Intelligence is power of will. Wisdom … Continue reading

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Talk.

A very practical guide that I received as a forward via WhatsApp. Talk to *Mother* _lovingly,_ Talk to *Father* _respectfully,_ Talk to *Brothers* _heartfully,_ Talk to *Sisters* _affectionately,_ Talk to *Children* _enthusiastically,_ Talk to *Relatives* _empathetically,_ Talk to *Friends* _jovially,_ … 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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Miracles.

This message was sent to me by someone who came into my life as a miracle! The story goes back to the eighties of the last century. A colleague in the company I was working for then was posted in … Continue reading

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Sports In Our Lives.

After you read this post, you will come to the conclusion that I am a rare specimen. Like all young children I too played a lot of sports during my school days but was not good enough in any to … Continue reading

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Chappal!

I take my readers back to my post where I had written about how I lost a pair of slippers when I had gone for a concert/lecture programme. I was reminded of that incident when this ditty came way my … Continue reading

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Idiot!

Readers of my blog posts know that I am blessed with regular experiences of synchronicity. Here is another experience. Two days ago, I received a phone call from a friend who had emigrated to Australia and has just returned to … Continue reading

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I Am Now A Teenager!

I was wondering what prompted young people to send me mail and information about ageing and now exactly the reverse has happened. No, no young friend has sent this but, I suspect that a direct mailing unit has. They must … Continue reading

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