Monthly Archives: April 2011

A Post Specially For Ursula.

Ursula, you had this to say as part of your comments on my post Motley Family. “Alas, Ramana, you and I have left it a little late in the day (make that life) to manufacture a polka dot child between … Continue reading

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Nothing.

Welcome to the Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where Anu, Ashok, Conrad, Delirious, gaelikaa, Grannymar, Magpie11, Padmum and I write on the same topic. Please do visit the linked blogs to get nine different flavours of the same topic. Today’s topic … Continue reading

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Self Indulgence.

I have now decided to write more about some of the oddities that I observe during my walks and my speculations about them too. I wish to do this as, it is fascinating to see so many different behaviours during … Continue reading

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Sanity – II

When I wrote my LBC post on Sanity I had not come across this poignanty story attributed to Kahlil Gibran. I thank Padmum for getting me to do some research on the story. I was strolling in the gardens of … Continue reading

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The Kiss.

I almost got run over last evening by a car in which something like this was going on. I am not kidding. I wish I had had the presence of mind to take a photograph but I was too busy … Continue reading

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My Day Was Made.

I get regular pension remittances from two Life Insurance linked Annuity policies. Yesterday, I received a demand from the insurer that I need to submit a Certificate of Existence from a Registered Medical Practitioner. I promptly fixed an appointment with … Continue reading

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Motley Family.

Sammy Davis Jr, one of my favourite entertainers, married Swedish actor May Britt, in 1960 when inter-racial marriages were very rare. Political correctness also had not reached the absurd levels that it has reached today, and interviewers would ask very … Continue reading

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Self Absorption.

My regular readers know that I go for a walk every evening at our neighbourhood park. A paved circular path for walkers and a separate one for joggers running parallel to the walking path is provided there. I normally take … Continue reading

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Sanity.

Welcome to the Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where Anu, Ashok, Conrad, Delirious, gaelikaa, Grannymar, Magpie11, Padmum and I write on the same topic. Please do visit the linked blogs to get nine different flavours of the same topic. Today’s topic … Continue reading

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Language And Bureaucracy.

Jim in his blog Personal Reflections has a hilarious story. I was amused and decided to probe further and went to this story. I have a grand old lady friend called Kiki and I sent the link to her about … Continue reading

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