Monthly Archives: February 2012

All My Troubles Are Over.

I received this message via FaceBook. Kwasi Frederic Dear Rajgopaul, Your surname (Rajgopaul) is the same surname with one of my late client Engineer Patrick Rajgopaul who died with his wife and only daughter in a car accident here in … Continue reading

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But For The Grace Of God……………………..

I had an occasion to attend a religious ceremony recently. It was more or less obligatory for me to attend, being the senior most elder from the father’s side, in a position to attend. There were a number of things … Continue reading

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Serene.

Welcome to the Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where twelve of us write on the same topic. Today‚Äôs topic has been chosen by Will. The ten other bloggers who write regularly are, in alphabetical order, Delirious, gaelikaa, Grannymar, Magpie, Maria SF, … Continue reading

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Tear Jerker.

I thank Arvind for this gem.

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Beginnings.

There is a saying that our teachers constantly use to goad us to achieve various results. “Better never begin; Once begun, better finish.” We often start some new endeavour and after some initial enthusiasm, lose the staying power to finish … Continue reading

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The Old Master.

Delirious was reminded of this poem, when she read my post Self Worth. The Touch of the Masters Hand Twas battered and scarred, and the auctioneer thought it scarcely worth his while to waste much time on the old violin, … Continue reading

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My Idea Of Fun.

Welcome to the Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where twelve of us write on the same topic. Today’s topic has been chosen by padmum. The ten other bloggers who write regularly are, in alphabetical order, Delirious, gaelikaa, Grannymar, Magpie, Maria SF, … Continue reading

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Self Worth.

A fellow alumnus Prakash Iyer, has written a management book worth its weight in gold. Here is an extract which I remember often and which came back to me earlier today. “……………And another motivational guru. As I watched him pull … Continue reading

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Paranoid?

On the 12th of January, I had called up my friends Sultan and Farida in Mumbai to wish them a happy 44th wedding anniversary. I attended their wedding way back in 1968 and they have always received a call from … Continue reading

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Synchronicity – Pune Bomb Blast’s Second Anniversary.

Today is the second anniversary of the infamous German Bakery bomb blast about which I had written two years ago. I would not have normally written about it but for the synchronicity that I experienced. In my other blog rummysmusings, … Continue reading

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