Monthly Archives: October 2013

Modern Telephony.

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

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Story 17. The Gentle Man Who Vanished.

I would have been around ten or eleven years old when I first met one of the gentlest older persons for me then. He was already well into his middle age being much older than my father was. It is … Continue reading

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My Irrespressible Bhabi.

The present Head Of Our Clan is my cousin Damodaran who will be familiar to my readers as the cousin who I visit regularly in New Bombay. His wife Asha is a particular favourite of mine, as she says I … Continue reading

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Out With The Old And In With The New.

This has been my favourite perch for the last thirty years. Unfortunately, the time has come for me to part company with it as I am unable to sit on it with aging prostheses protesting and demonstrating their angst against … Continue reading

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My Greatest Fear.

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

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Story 16. The Adventurer.

Mehmud’s father Khaleel and my father were friends. Khaleel Uncle as I used to call him was from the aristocracy and was my first exposure to the lives of such people. Mehmud and I were of the same age and … Continue reading

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Table Manners.

My lessons on table manners started when I was eight years old. I was gently but very firmly taught by my Theosophist aunt how to eat with my fingers without getting the palms soiled with food. I am serious. Here … Continue reading

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Ego.

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 Conrad The Old Fossil. The nine other bloggers who write … Continue reading

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A Mid Week Holiday.

I was taking a mid morning nap yesterday when my friend Raman woke me up with a phone call from Secunderabad. He was on an enforced holiday, it being Gandhi Jayanti. The year 2013 so far has had many such … Continue reading

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Punctuality.

“I am a puritan on the issue of punctuality: 15 minutes before the movies, 20 minutes before theater, two hours or more before a flight, 30 minutes before an intercity train, etc.” You can read a really funny piece of … Continue reading

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