Monthly Archives: August 2011

Anna Hazare.

That is a note that my grand niece and Padmum’s grand daughter Uttara, sent on behalf of her sister Madhura and herself, to Anna Hazare. Her obviously very proud parents have this to say about it. “After writing the note … Continue reading

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Time – 2.

When I wrote my post on Time I did not anticipate a sequel to it. At that point it was just a rant to get something out of my system. Call it synchronicity or serendipity or coincidence or whatever, I … Continue reading

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Mula-Mutha River – II

Earlier this month, on the 2nd of August I had written about the river on the bank of which our township is located. I had an occasion to cross the second bridge on that post this morning. This is what … Continue reading

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Aleemuddin Carpetwallah.

My readers would by now be familiar with the variety of pherrywallahs that ply their trades on our streets. This post is about another such pherrywallah who finds his place here not because he supplies me with his ware regularly … Continue reading

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Baby Blues.

My virtual world betrothed Ursula does not believe in Synchronicity, but has agreed to at least look into it as too many things are happening in her life to remind her of my obsession with it. Here is another case … Continue reading

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A Chef’s Satisfaction.

Reading my recap on Indian style pesto, some of my regular readers of my Weekly Recaps wanted to know how it is made. What can give an amateur chef greater pleasure than sharing his recipe with others? So, here it … Continue reading

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India Against Corruption.

As I write this, the Indian Parliament is debating introducing a bill to enact a law for a Lokpal, a super ombudsman position to tackle the major problem of corruption in public life in our country. We now see emails, … Continue reading

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Weekly Recap – 8.

Last Saturday started off with my life-line Idli and Vadai wallah put in an appearance and my father was delighted being able to speak to him in our language. It was comedy with my father unable to hear him and … Continue reading

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Smile.

Welcome to the Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where Akanksha, Anu, Ashok, Conrad, Delirious, gaelikaa, Grannymar, Magpie11, Nema, Noor,Ordinary Joe, Paul,Maria the Silver Fox, Padmum , Rohit, Will knott, and I write on the same topic. Please do visit the linked … Continue reading

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Laugh And The World Laughs With You.

“Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.” ~Lord Byron I was at the local bank where there is an alcove with two desks, one each for Privileged Customers and Senior Citizens. I suppose that I qualify for both … Continue reading

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