Monthly Archives: February 2018

Aiyaary.

Among the very few regrets that I have is one that I could not get into any of the Indian Armed Forces due to my myopia. I have compensated for it by developing and maintaining very good friendships with some … Continue reading

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Yayati.

I attended an English play Yayati, last Friday. Pune has a vibrant theatre movement and almost all shows are full house performances. Marathi being the most popular language, followed by Hindi and English. I used to be a regular play … Continue reading

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Water Problems.

My blogger friend Bunc returned to my blog when I posted The Most Dangerous Issue In The World Today? 2 on 1# 8. He left the following comment there. “I agree with you Rum. With a warming world and a … Continue reading

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Parting Of Ways.

Blogger Nomad In Cyberspace has a very entertaining post up in his blog. Like he found, I too found the new phrase “ambitious managed divergence” absolutely fascinating. I wish that I had thought up this one during the days when … Continue reading

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The Most Dangerous Issue In The World Today? 2 on 1# 8.

I think that the most dangerous issue in the world today is the rapidly depleting fresh water resources. We have just had a major dispute between two states of India being settled by our Supreme Court on the issue of … Continue reading

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Money To The Dead!

Some of my readers will remember my post on mail addressed to my late father advising him about his life after superannuation. A friend who remembered the post has now sent me this photograph. Please click on the image for … Continue reading

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Surprise!

The door bell rang at 11.30 am this morning and I found a courier from Amazon with a parcel for me. First, this is the first time that I received a parcel from Amazon on a Sunday and secondly, I … Continue reading

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Craving!

I read a post on facebook about a friend having some bhelpuri and sevpuri in Mumbai and realised that it has been years since I had some. There is a popular place that sells both about a kilometer away from … Continue reading

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Fulfilment. 2 on1 # 7.

I flatter myself that I am a Fulfillionaire. ┬áPlease click on the image to get a larger resolution. There are however two exceptions to the list of attributes given in the image. My health could be better. And I no … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger 23. Comparison.

This is not the first time that I have come across this image. It is poignant for all the right reasons and resonates with me for many reasons, the least being it ┬áreminding me of the famous Helen Keller quote … Continue reading

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