Monthly Archives: December 2013

Is Global Peace Possible?

I hope that you enjoy reading this post on the weekly Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where six of us write on the same topic. Today’s topic was chosen by me. The five other bloggers who write regularly are, in alphabetical … Continue reading

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Four Miles To Freedom.

For the first time ever, I attended a book launch yesterday, because the hero of the book is Dilip Parulkar who is an acquaintance and  a close friend of a very dear friend. That Dilip was and is a remarkable … Continue reading

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Schadenfreude.

I really wish that we had an English word for this wonderful word. In German it means pleasure derived by someone from another person’s misfortune. I rarely have such pleasure nor go looking for it, but since last night, I … Continue reading

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Beauty II.

My LBC post Beauty. “அகத்தின் அழகு முகத்தில் தெரியும்.” received a response from a friend who simply asked me to share this YouTube clip with my readers. I am very happy to.

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26 Questions That Indians Are Asked In The West.

This BuzzFeed offering is so hilarious that I simply have to share it with all my blog world friends. Thank you Hendi for exposing me to this!

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Beauty. “அகத்தின் அழகு முகத்தில் தெரியும்.”

I hope that you enjoy reading this post on the weekly Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where six of us write on the same topic. Today’s topic was chosen by Delirious who has decided to drop out of the LBC. The … Continue reading

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18 Questions.

Barbara at Day One,  has this very intriguing post up in her blog  introspecting about things that really matter. I have read her answers with interest and I am sure that my readers will find them to be quite interesting … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Religion, Spiritualism, Values | Tagged | 27 Comments

A Timely Reminder.

  All this technology is making us antisocial. I thank Wisewebwoman for this timely reminder that old codgers like me should not really be complaining about modern telephony. Now that WWW has nudged me, I remember those days too.

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Old Paths White Clouds.

Pravin is a remarkable young man.  For my birthday in June, he had bought a book as a present and simply was not able to ensure it reaching me.  He finally made it to Pune yesterday and brought it for … Continue reading

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