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What Would You Say To A Younger VersionOf Yourself?

Shackman, who has suggested this title for our weekly 2 on 1 post and I are Senior Citizens with some grand stories in our past. No doubt that this has influenced his choice of the title and I welcome it … Continue reading

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Goodbye Old Faithful!

For the past twenty odd years this copper pot has been my faithful companion every night. It would be filled with drinking water by around 4.00 pm every afternoon and kept near my bed for me to drink about half … Continue reading

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You Can Go Anywhere From The Comfort Of Your Home.

Blogger Padmum has not blogged in a long time due to preoccupation with other weighty matters but, that has not stopped her from coming up with ideas for her brother to write blog posts on. This is one. There was … Continue reading

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Food And Beverage Nostalgia Trip.

Irani Cafes in some cities of India are legends. ┬áMy first exposure to one was in Hyderabad way back in 1958 to a still running one called The Bombay Bakery on Abid Road. I met my brothers in law and … Continue reading

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A Productive Outing.

I am grateful to two young friends from my alumni association who gave me a grand and unforgettable time yesterday. Among the many things that fell by the wayside due to the advent of the refrigerator and frequent transfers, was … Continue reading

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Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost!

This famous quote by J R R Tolkein in his poem “All that is gold does not glitter” in The Lord Of The Rings, along with the title of the poem itself has become more or less a cliche used … Continue reading

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Pain Is Inevitable, Suffering Is Optional.

Pain is of two kinds, mental and physical. Both are experienced by all living beings and we humans are no exception. While most people can handle physical pain with medicines or by learning to live with it, almost all, cannot … Continue reading

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NOTA.

It is the silly season in India. A crucial election is to take place in the next three days and there has been hectic canvassing, forecasting, hoping and what not besides the usual exchange of ideas between persons either of … Continue reading

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The Amazing Story Of Jeanne Louise Calment.

I have recently been interested in statistics / misinformation /wrong interpretation of statistics / probabilities etc, and a dear friend knowing about this interest has sent me this amazing story, obviously an extract from some article or book that I … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger 25. Friday The 13th.

Friday the 13th is considered to be unlucky in Western superstition. In India, thanks to centuries of colonialism, many Indians exposed to such ideas also consider it to be unlucky. I personally have not done so but often wonder once … Continue reading

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