Monthly Archives: October 2010

An Interesting Visitor.

“It’s true that we don’t know what we’ve got until we lose it, but it’s also true that we don’t know what we’ve been missing until it arrives.” – Unknown Author Many years ago, I had seen the film The … Continue reading

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Without Comment!

I got a comment from Henway @ Colon Cleanse on my post Traveling In New Places. I wanted to check the authenticity of the commentator before publishing the comment and I was led to this site. I wonder if this … Continue reading

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Wacky Ideas – Things.

Two recent inventions which won the Ig Nobel prizes. Lady’s brassiere. Gent’s dress shirt. For those who are interested, there is a treasure trove of such wacky ideas in the Ig Nobel website. The third, and I am sure that … Continue reading

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I Have Just Become A Millionaire! And In GBP Too!

I have just received this email from Mr Terry bledsoe Attention;Beneficiary, Secret No:089188/10 Winner Pin No:5388/10. Microsoft Corporation EMAIL DRAW held 23rd October 2010. Your email address attach to ticket N0.089188/10 won £1000,000.00 GBP (ONE MILLION GREAT BRITISH POUNDS). To … Continue reading

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Dogs, Leashes, My Muse And A Metaphor.

My neighbourhood is full of street dogs. Some residents, including my son Ranjan, feed them and care for them and they make for great watch dogs in the nights. Most of them occupy stilt garages which are open ground floor … Continue reading

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Travelling In New Places.

I have just read a highly inspiring article in the New York Times. The writer could have been me or my friend Chuck. Chuck, I am glad that I don’t have to visit China. Aren’t you? I am still called … Continue reading

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Australia And India.

This post is dedicated to my blogger friend Jim at Personal Reflections. The post itself has been triggered by a mail from my friend Sandeep parts of which I quote: – “Indians and Australians often have warped views of each … Continue reading

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New Mast.

I have just changed the look of the mast on my blog. I have removed the “hindsight” of the elephant and instead inserted a rear view mirror showing lightening in the back. I had originally inserted the elephant’s rear in … Continue reading

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Meme And The Alphabet

This is a dare, unstated as such but a dare nevertheless in Grannymar’s blog. A – Available / Single?  Yes, widower. B – Best friend?  Myself. C – Cake or Pie? Cake. D – Drink of choice.  Tea with milk, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Appa And Padmini

In our immediate family, the eldest and the youngest share the same birthday, which is today. The eldest is my father who starts off his 94th year today. He, like our cricketing legend, Sachin Tendulkar, is totally calm and composed … Continue reading

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