Monthly Archives: September 2013

Lost!

Yesterday was the last day of our annual Ganesh festival. Traffic jams everywhere and sensible people just stayed at home. In Pune, the dhol tasha effect could be heard from morning and as I write this, at 8.45 am on … Continue reading

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Payback Time.

“Everything happens to everybody sooner or later if there is time enough.” ~ George Bernard Shaw Just as I was about to doze off on my siesta, I received a phone call on my land line. A man I had … Continue reading

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Story 13. The Refugee. Part 2.

“…. suffering at the beginning of a life is felt to be made good by subsequent achievement. It can be seen in retrospect as a trial or apprenticeship, as part of a larger story of success. By contrast, suffering at … Continue reading

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Story 13. The Refugee.

Two kids found a pouch containing fifteen silver coins. One had spotted it and the other had picked it up. Each claimed ownership to the find. This led to an argument and ultimately they approached the wise Mulla Nasruddin with … Continue reading

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Can Men Cook Daily Meals?

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

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Chaos? Or Pattern?

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The Awakening.

“In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.” ~ Albert Schweitzer … Continue reading

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Story 12. Bizarre Career Path.

This is the second story originating in Pondicherry, the first one being the Gritty Lady. The hero of this story is Elangovan. Neither Elangovan nor Tanya are aware of each others existence and you will soon see why. Elango was … Continue reading

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Have A Nice Weekend.

This young lady was recording a twerk for her boyfriend. He found it very hot indeed.

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The Wrong Fit.

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 Will. The ten other bloggers who write regularly are, in … Continue reading

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