Category Archives: WhatsApp

Accidental Connections.

As my readers know, I am a strong believer in this adage as well as synchronicity. Here is another story to illustrate this phenomenon. I am a member of a WhatsApp group which has many younger members who for some … Continue reading

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Special Day.

For me, September 30 has always been a very special day as it is the birthday of three very special people in my life. The first, my late younger brother Arvind who would have been 74 yesterday had he just … Continue reading

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Is Modern Marketing Intrusive?

This question was asked by my co blogger Shackman as the topic for this week’s Friday 2 on 1 posts.You can read about his own thoughts on the subject at his blog. My answer was instantaneous – “Yes, of course … Continue reading

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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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