Monthly Archives: January 2013

Dropping Bricks.

My friends Neena and Anil are in town for a few days. Yesterday while Anil was away on some errands, I had taken Neena for high tea at a local restaurant. On our way out, my daughter in law Leena … Continue reading

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Points Of View.

“The frame, the definition, is a type of context. And context, determines the meaning of things. There is no such thing as the view from nowhere, or from everywhere for that matter. Our point of view biases our observation, consciously … Continue reading

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Managing Emotions.

Some blog posts take off into long discussions and sometimes the discussions wander off into a subject that is totally unrelated to the original subject of the blog post. It has happened to a few of my posts and I … Continue reading

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Regifting.

A friend recently went shopping and got me something that he thought would be a good thing for me to have. He brought it over and grandly gifted it to me after demonstrating how the gadget worked. I thanked him … Continue reading

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Mini Pilgrimage.

My friends Ramesh, Amar and I very capably escorted by our chauffeur Arun went to Sangameshwar and Alandi this morning and this is a post on that. This is the junction of three rivers which is called the Sangam and … Continue reading

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Rangoli.

When I walked into our local joggers’ park for my evening walk and meeting up with friends, this is what met me at the entrance. Today is our Republic Day and the park management decided to celebrate by adding this … Continue reading

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Self Help.

The widest variety of books in any bookshop can be found in the “Self Help” sections. The one industry that did not suffer during the recent recession is the self help industry. In fact, it is reported to have grown … Continue reading

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The National Geographic Society.

I have been a member of the society for I don’t know how long and I enjoy reading their monthly magazine and sharing it with others too. Since a couple of years however NGS has handed over the distribution and … Continue reading

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The WEEE Man.

I came across a stunning piece of information and on researching about it came across some things that I did not know about and this blog post is an attempt at sharing that information with my readers and to request … Continue reading

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Broken City.

It is Russell Crowe season and when Mark Wahlberg is thrown in as a bonus, I could not resist the temptation. I had seen the former in another film just a few days ago! I saw Broken City yesterday as … Continue reading

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