Monthly Archives: December 2016

Farewell 2016.

“An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.” ~ Bill Vaughan Being a pesoptimist, I would be going to bed at my usual time and … Continue reading

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Debbie Reynolds – RIP.

NO SHE IS NOT.

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Dangal. (Wrestling Competition)

I spent forty minutes, commuting up and down to the cinema theater, another thirty minutes, parking, walking up to the multiplex in the mall, twenty minutes of advertisement films and finally two hours and forty minutes watching the story being … Continue reading

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George Michael; RIP.

I feel so unsure As I take your hand and lead you to the dance floor As the music dies, something in your eyes Calls to mind the silver screen And all it’s sad goodbyes I’m never gonna dance again … Continue reading

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Family Values.

“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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Are You Enjoying What You Are Doing?

Today’s topic or rather question has been posed by weekly Friday LBC blogger Pravin. Apart from he and me, Shcakman is likely to write on the same topic at his blog. Do visit both to get a drift of their … Continue reading

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Collateral Beauty.

I confess that I can not stay away from a movie with Will Smith in it. Throw in Kate Winslet and Helen Mirren and wild horses won’t be able to keep me away from one if it came my way. … Continue reading

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Wondering or Worrying?

“One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don’t come home at night.” ~ Margaret Mead, No, I don’t quite sit up like that and wait for my son and daughter in … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger 10. Stenography.

Since I was without the use of my computer over the weekend, quite a bit of my exchange of views took place on my hand held mobile phone. One of my friends, exchanging messages on WhatsApp asked me how I … Continue reading

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Dear Zindagi.

Some friends had highly praised Alia Bhatt‘s performance in this film and despite not being a great fan of Shah Rukh Khan, I accompanied a friend to watch it before it got taken away from the screens. I was impressed … Continue reading

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