Monthly Archives: January 2017

Raees.

I am not a fan of Shah Rukh Khan but having seen the trailer of Raees, and reading good reviews of  it, I went to see it yesterday. I had another reason for wanting to see the film and that … Continue reading

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Monkey Mind 2.

As I neared the auto-rickshaw stand near my residence earlier this afternoon at about 3.30 pm, I saw that one rickshaw was stationary with a lady standing near it and chatting with the driver. The driver signalled that he wasn’t … Continue reading

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Loyalty.

Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity, since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the … Continue reading

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Experience.

My irrepressible nephew Jai sent this image on WhatsApp to all members of our family with the caption “The Story Of The Rajgopauls”. Incidentally, he is not a Rajgopaul. He is only half a Rajgopaul.

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The Monkey Mind.

I have known JG since 1967. We were colleagues in the same organisation till I left the organisation in 1990. Our friendship strengethened when I was posted to Delhi where JG lives and our two families too got to know … Continue reading

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Radical Empathy.

This is a remarkable article and the documentary at the end is even more so.

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Foodies In My life.

Sandeep a foodie if ever one, escorted me home one evening last week from the park and spent some time at home with me, Ranjan and Manjiree talking about, no need to hold your breath, restaurants. Manjiree mentioned the name … Continue reading

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What Would You Do In The Long Term?

Die. Yes, Pravin, you read me right. I would die in the long term. I just could not resist the temptation to come up with that opening. Pravin who suggested this week’s LBC topic takes life and himself too seriously. … Continue reading

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It Is A Small World.

On the way back from Thane with my two ex colleagues last week as I had written, I was encouraging one of them SD,  also an alumnus from my Business School, to take active part in our local alumni activities … Continue reading

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Ambition Fulfilled.

A friend of mine played some game online on facebook and has posted this picture there.  Please click on the image for a larger resolution. I have always wanted to be a hitman for a boss. Anjali has fulfilled my … Continue reading

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