Monthly Archives: February 2014

Recollections.

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 Maria the gaelikaa. The five other bloggers who write regularly are, … Continue reading

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The Four Letter Word.

This is my grand nephew Vedesh. He towers over me by at least half a foot and can easily beat me into pulp if it ever came to that. When I next visit Chennai again, I shall take a photograph … Continue reading

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Honey!

My daughter in law Manjiree calls my son “Honey” on occasion and quite when and why is something that I am trying to figure out. When I do, I shall post a sequel to this. Whenever she does call him … Continue reading

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Philomena.

As a welcome gift, Ranjan treated me to the film Philomena earlier this evening. Wisewebwoman had written about this film some time ago and I had informed her that I would see the film at the earliest opportunity. Even otherwise, … Continue reading

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Old Friends, New Friends.

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 yours truly. The five other bloggers who write regularly are, in … Continue reading

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Bearded Men.

I am a bearded man.  I have kept my beard on from 1967.  I was advised by a dermatologist to keep one to avoid aggravating an attack of acne vulgaris and since I found that I saved quite a bit … Continue reading

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The Wonderful World Of Wall Paintings – Rajasthan.

A dear friend’s gift, a total surprise, made me literally weep for the absence of someone in my life who would have loved to have received this gift much more than I did. A few days ago, my classmate and … Continue reading

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Thank God The Turban And Not The Head Went.

தலைக்கு வந்தது தலைப்பாவோடபோச்சு. Thalaikku vandadu thalappavoda pochu. The Turban And Not The Head Went. (A flood is implied) That is an adage in Tamil when someone expresses gratitude for getting away with a small mishap instead of a big one. … Continue reading

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12 Years A Slave.

My friend Ramesh and I decided to catch a film together after a long time and chose the only good English movie running now with some good reviews.  Both of us had already seen the American Hustle and this film … Continue reading

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Ice Skating Like Never Before!

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