Monthly Archives: March 2013

Music That Changed My Life.

It is difficult to believe that this one song changed my life. Believe me, it did. I have given a version where there is Satchmo’s trumpet takes the center stage, but the lyrics for the song is what changed my … Continue reading

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Without Comment.

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Doppelgänger.

Since I was born in Bombay both of us have spent many years there and have fond memories of that place, my friend Anil thought that it would be a nice gift for me when he came across a book … Continue reading

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Schadenfreude ist die reinste freude.

On my way back from the hair cutting saloon yesterday evening, I tripped over, hold your breath, a pebble, and fell down flat on my face. A passing motorcyclist stopped and the pillion rider a strapping young man got down … Continue reading

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Send In The Clowns?

This interview in the Times with Beppe Grillo took me back to my visit to Italy in the late 1980s and the late 1990s when I was struck by the many similarities between Italy and India. Notably the ordinary people’s … Continue reading

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Mother In Law Problems.

This post cannot wait. My dear sister is in all kinds of problems due to having been blessed with a termagant for a Mother In Law. She has written a group mail to me and some of my friends who … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day.

Today’s newspapers are all full of stories of successful women. Successful in various fields like business, commerce, banking, medicine, social work, education etc, but search as I did exhaustively, not one mention any where of that old work horse the … Continue reading

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My Childhood Goals For My Life.

I hope that you enjoy reading this post on the weekly Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where eleven of us write on the same topic. Today’s topic has been chosen by Delirious. The ten other bloggers who write regularly are, in … Continue reading

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Breakfast And Tolkein.

This post was originally inspired by a post by Cathy on her adventures with breakfast. In that post I had commented about my own experience with breakfast and I want to share some insights on that with my other readers. … Continue reading

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Getting Things Wrong In A Foreign Language.

I hope that you enjoy reading this post on the weekly Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where eleven of us write on the same topic. Today’s topic has been chosen by Paul. The ten other bloggers who write regularly are, in … Continue reading

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