Category Archives: Wikipedia

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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Nomophobia!

I learnt a new word last week. Nomophobia. “Nomophobia is the irrational fear of being without your mobile phone or being unable to use your phone for some reason, such as the absence of a signal or running out of … Continue reading

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Contentment.

I believe that I am a contented person. I have few wants and they have been provided in adequate measure for me and I am ever grateful for that. That I am at my twilight years helps where nature makes … Continue reading

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Two Lives.

No, I don’t mean the Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde lives. I grant my readers that I do know some of that type too but, I mean the lives that Confucius talks about.My second life started, strangely enough in an … Continue reading

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A Cow Plays Football In India.

You must have heard the term, Holy Cow used often and sometimes derogatorily as well. In India, the cow is even sacred and there is a legal ban on slaughter of cows. You can see them wandering all over Indian … Continue reading

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Wow! What Memories!!

A few days ago I read this gruesome news item which led me to a long lost friend. The suburban railway station Chetpet mentioned in the report brought back memories of a friend with whom I had lost contact after … Continue reading

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Sometimes I Wonder…….

What a fantastic topic that Shackman has come up with for this week’s Friday 2 on 1 blog post where he and I write on the same topic. Please do go over to his blog to see his take on … Continue reading

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Grab The Opportunities.

Two things happened after I wrote my post on The Beards Are Ruling. . First, I came across a video clip via WhatsApp sent by a friend which I share below with my readers. Second, I remembered another bearded friend … Continue reading

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Intolerance.

Intolerance is defined as an unwillingness to accept views, beliefs, or behaviour that differ from one’s own; or an inability to eat a food or take a drug without adverse effects. Having suggested this topic for this week’s Friday 2 … Continue reading

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Voluntary Work.

I have had limited experience of volunteer work but those in which I was involved were highly satisfying except one where I had to quit as it was affecting my sanity. The first exercise that I was involved in was … Continue reading

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