Monthly Archives: December 2017

Happy New Year.

Should Old Acquaintance be forgot, and never thought upon; The flames of Love extinguished, and fully past and gone: Is thy sweet Heart now grown so cold, that loving Breast of thine; That thou canst never once reflect On old … Continue reading

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Mumbai’s Local Trains.

This is a video of my God son Nitin and his wife Ragini dancing away at a get together last weekend at a club in a Mumbai suburb. There is a unique story behing the get together which is so … Continue reading

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It is perhaps fitting that the last post on the LBC weekly Friday outing is this strange subject. Last because, by mutual consent, the LBC has decided to stop writing every Friday on one subject to offer different points of … Continue reading

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Perfect Happiness.

“Sooner or later in life everyone discovers that perfect happiness is unrealisable, but there are few who pause to consider the antithesis: that perfect unhappiness is equally unattainable. The obstacles preventing the realisation of both these extreme states are of … Continue reading

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Six Husbands.

I came across this review in Facebook shared by my sister Padmini and having found it very interesting, am sharing here with my readers. Before I am asked whether I was all six, let me answer. no but, I was … Continue reading

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Festival Lights.

My daughter in love has been at it again. She has decorated our living room and the veranda adjoining it with sparkling strings of lights for Christmas. She also insisted on taking a photograph of me in my favourite perch. … Continue reading

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Domesticated Dogs!

My cousin Shankar does not send me only books on Buddhism. He also sends me gems like these two clips.

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People Watching.

I regularly indulge in People Watching. ¬†And no, I don’t need a pair of binoculars to indulge in that activity. The people being watched are near enough for me to read their facial expressions when uncovered, even without them. Let … Continue reading

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Ajahn Chah.

Please click on the image to get a larger resolution. I received these four books as a gift parcel from my cousin Shankar who had a fascinating tale to tell me about them. Shankar was quite attached to a young … Continue reading

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Christmas Season Is Here At Our Home. 2.

The last post was all about lighting up our home. This one is to cheer up the young ones at home. I leave it to your imagination to guess who the young ones are. PS Actually, this was while she … Continue reading

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