Monthly Archives: January 2017

Puran Poli.

I had Puran Poli for lunch today and there is a story behind that which,  I wish to share with my readers. Yesterday was Pongal for us Tamilians and Makar Shankaranthi for Maharashtrians. I am in residence in solitary splendour with … Continue reading

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Reunion.

 was waiting for this photograph to come to write this post and it has just come in. This was taken on Friday the 13th when I had gone for a reunion with my old colleagues from more than a quarter … Continue reading

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Coincidence?

I am just now reading two books one of which is Nazi Hunter by Alan Levy. I am unable to remember now how I came to buy it, but it was the oldest of the kindle books that I had not read … Continue reading

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Politics.

“No one will really understand politics until they understand that politicians are not trying to solve our problems. They are trying to solve their own problems — of which getting elected and re-elected are number one and number two. Whatever … Continue reading

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Imagination II.

I have drawn inspiration for this post from a comment that Cathy made in my Imagination post. You can read her comments and my response in that post.

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Missed Opportunity.

There is a poignant story behind the video here.

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The Wall.

Whenever some reference to a wall is made, I remember this Indian TV advertisement clip for its sheer chutzpa. The wall is apparently a hot topic in the USA, thanks to President Elect Trump’s strong anti immigration stand. I have … Continue reading

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Imagination.

“A poor idea well written is more likely to be accepted than a good idea poorly written.” ~ Isaac Asimov. As I start writing this post, it occurs to me that it is the latter that will be applicable in … Continue reading

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Friends.

Since the first of this month, I have recommenced going for a gentle stroll to the local park every evening. This photograph was taken yesterday to commemorate my friend Vasant’s meeting me again after eight months. “The older you get … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger 11. Jamalpur.

My facebook friend Sanjay posted this video on his page with the comment “Love these old world ladies, what charm and majesty.” I could not agree more. My earliest memory of steam engines goes back to my childhood when my … Continue reading

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