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The Company Of Great Persons.

We had a house-guest the last two days. He is my son’s friend, and had come to Pune to finalise a place to set up residence. He normally lives in Mumbai and some family related matters has made it an … Continue reading

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Frustration.

There are a few days in the year when I go totally bonkers in the mornings without my daily dose of newspapers and crossword puzzles contained in them. Yesterday being our Republic Day, was a national holiday and sans newspapers … Continue reading

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The First Time I Saw An Ocean.

This is The Edward Elliots Beach in Chennai with the Karl Schmidt memorial. This is the Southern end of the Chennai Marina Beach. Although I was born in Mumbai, I don’t recall ever seeing the ocean there during my early … Continue reading

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Do You Believe In Magic?

I think that Shackman, who has suggested this topic for this week’s 2 on 1 Friday post, asks about the supernatural variety and not the other kinds like illusion, the Indian rope trick etc. I shall therefore restrict my response … Continue reading

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Review Badhai Ho!

Badhai Ho in Hindi means Congratulations. You can read the story line in this Wikipedia link I could recognise only Neena Gupta, an actress form my early movie going days and Ayushmaan Khurana who acted in my last review Andha … Continue reading

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A Reason For Being.

Please click on the image for a larger resolution. The Japanese have a word for this – Ikigai. Try as I might, I cannot find this particular type of Reason For Being at my present age of three score and … Continue reading

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