Monthly Archives: November 2012

Doom And Gloom.

Harold Camping had predicted that Jesus Christ would return to Earth on May 21, 2011, whereupon the righteous would fly up to heaven, and that there would follow five months of fire, brimstone and plagues on Earth, with millions of … Continue reading

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Beauty Markets II.

If my earlier post Beauty Markets talked about the increasing use of plastic surgery, there is another monster lurking around causing considerable harm to young people. I offer this article from The Independent without comment.

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Something New To Be Paranoid About.

Sit down comfortably, switch off all distracting noises and read this article in the Atlantic. I am particularly fascinated by this scenario – “…….but imagine the damage an attack targeting the CEOs of a number of Fortune 500 companies could … Continue reading

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Beauty Markets.

Some time ago, I had written in a lighter vein about my friend facing a problem with his size. Now, Nick has this post “Up For Grabs” up in his blog Nickhereandnow. Intrigued after reading the post and all the … Continue reading

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Gratitude And Happiness.

Last week, as part of the Thanksgiving messages going around the internet I got this on FaceBook: I strongly believe that this is true and as my readers who have been with me for some time know, I am one … Continue reading

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Another Achievement.

For the past many years, due to my replaced and revised hips, I have restricted my driving of cars to local runs and if I have to go into the city, I generally hire a driver on an hourly basis … Continue reading

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Rains.

The Rains in India are the most looked forward to events every year. For a country with many festivals the anticipation level for the simple annual natural event takes precedence over all other celebrations as if the rains do not … Continue reading

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A Long Awaited Tryst With Laurie Baker.

Way back in July 2011, I had written about a Laurie Baker Home in which my friends Neena and Anil stay. In that post I had mentioned that I hoped to visit their home at the earliest. Much water has … Continue reading

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Pleasure.

1. A state of feeling, or being happy or satisfied Enjoyment : To read for pleasure. 2. Pleasure (in something/in doing something) : He takes no pleasure in his work.pleasure the activity of enjoying yourself, especially in contrast to working. … Continue reading

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Blogging Break.

I leave for Delhi tomorrow morning on a short vacation and will be back on the 20th. I will be sans computer access and therefore will not be blogging till I return. I have scheduled my post for the coming … Continue reading

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