Monthly Archives: August 2017

Monsoon Dampens Ganesh Festival.

That is Shrimad Dagdusheth Ganesh Installation which is the most popular one during the festival every year. You can see sparse crowds this year due to the incessant rains that we have been having. Here is a report after the … Continue reading

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Babumoshai Bandookbaaz.

I had been reading about this movie in the Indian press for quite some time and had decided to see it on release because it starred a favourite actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui. I was not disappointed. And as a bonus, the … Continue reading

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Nuts!

One goes through a life time without realising what people think of you, particularly siblings, because one takes relationships for granted.  I was highly amused as well as surprised that my sister particularly thought that an image with a message … Continue reading

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Personality Test.

As suggested by my brother Barath, I took this test and the results are given below!  Please click on the images for a larger resolution. A Brazen Fox!

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Who Thinks Up These Things?

I couldn’t resist the temptation to follow Kylie due to the answer to the last question that she came up with! I have retained it here as my own too, for its effectiveness. 1.What was the last thing you put … Continue reading

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Decision Making.

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the … Continue reading

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Rain.

Parts of the USA is all agog with excitement about the solar eclipse. I haven’t seen the sun at all the last few days. It has been raining non-stop here in Pune the last two days.

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Reverse Colonisation.

Looney in his comments on my post Salisbury Park, asked: “Has the policy changed? (I see a lot of resources flowing from India into my neighborhood!)” Reverse colonisation has indeed taken place but not the way Looney has suggested. Let … Continue reading

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Salisbury Park, Pune.

Salisbury Park is an upscale locality of Pune. One of the most expensive places to purchase residential accommodation in the city. Many leading lights of Pune’s society live there. I wonder if the residents realise that their locality is named … Continue reading

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Words!

My blogger friend who started the LBC, Conrad put this up as being a collection of the most often used words in his Facebook posts. I was tempted to find the words most used by me and I too went … Continue reading

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