Monthly Archives: January 2015

The Lucy Effect.

Manjiree, Ranjan,  Ramesh and I had gone to see a film on Wednesday and after the film went shopping in the mall just below the multiplex where we had seen the film. After shopping, Ranjan and Manjiree went off to … Continue reading

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Commonsense.

Commonsense is defined as “good sense and sound judgement in practical matters”. And there lies the rub. There are two adjectives there – ‘good’ and ‘sound’. The minute we add adjectives like that, the whole matter becomes subjective because what … Continue reading

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American Sniper.

It was a family outing yesterday.  Manjiree and Ranjan decided that the two old bandicoots ie, yours truly and my partner in crime, Ramesh, needed to be given a treat and so off we went to see American Sniper.  It … Continue reading

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Fasting.

I personally do not fast but many Indians fast regularly and there are different types of fasts.    I do not consume any cooked food after sun set and if I feel hungry I may just eat some fruits.  Mostly, … Continue reading

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Happiness, A Reality Check!

I have recently been posting about happiness that seems to be the hottest thing happening to me as many things eventually are leading to it. Either directly to my happiness or happiness to others. My LBC post also talked about … Continue reading

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Response To A Response.

Within my facebook family, I belong to a small group of people, all from an alumni group where a lot of ribbing and leg pulling goes on. I recently had an occasion to participate in one such trail of comments. … Continue reading

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Stereophonic Assault.

My friend Mitch has a great sense of humour and is also a great fan of the peanuts cartoons. I thank him for this which came immediately after I had been exposed to a similar experience.  I had two sources … Continue reading

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A Winter’s Tale.

I have experienced some of the coldest winters in places like Aberdeen and Zurich as well as on top of the Alps on a weekend trip just to experience it. But the winter that I will now share with you … Continue reading

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Live On A Cruise Ship.

For some time now, my friend A and his dear wife N have been contemplating a different lifestyle to what they have and one of the alternatives that they thought of was to live permanently in a serviced apartment. I … Continue reading

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Synchronicity At It Again.

There are two ways of exerting one’s strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up. ~ Booker T. Washington In the following story, you see both pulling up and pushing down take place. It never fails to amaze … Continue reading

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