Monthly Archives: March 2018

The First Page.

“It was like any other day. I woke up at my usual time of 5.45 am and sat down to meditate at 6.00 am. The call of the Muezzin floated in from the mosque’s loud speakers three kilo meters away. … Continue reading

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Checked Out Characters.

I have this remarkable young friend who keeps stumping me with singular insights and terminology that sometimes zaps me. We were discussing some personalities yesterday and he came up with a description of two people I know as Checked Out … Continue reading

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The Four Wives.

No, I don’t have four wives nor do I have any intentions of acquiring them any time in the future. This video must be seen first before why I post it here becomes clear. A lady friend of mine from … Continue reading

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“Faith, hope, love, and insight are the highest achievements of human effort.” ~ Carl C Jung

When I attempted to write this post, I ran into a writer’s block and thought it best to look for quotes to inspire me. ┬áThe quotes inspired me to cheat as one of my maxims is why reinvent the wheel … Continue reading

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We Are Getting Dumber!

I am not being facetious. I quote “……….it could be argued that humanity is on course to become collectively less smart. I personally have been feeling that I am less smart than most of the people that I either meet … Continue reading

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Going To Pot.

No peanut, your guru does not smoke pot nor has he gone to pot. ┬áNot as yet at least. I use two types of pots at my home. The smaller one on the left is a glazed clay pot that … Continue reading

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Tea, 2.

When I wrote the post Tea, I clean forgot another very important aspect of how we drink our tea. Nick reminded me of it and here is how it is done.

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Kids.

In a WhatsApp group, a friend of mine with two teenage kids posted a link to this article with the comment that she agreed that kids should not be the most important things in one’s life. While trying to open … Continue reading

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Tea!

We are Indians. We are hopeless. At home we drink our tea from mugs. Or brought to us in glasses. Or from clay pots, called kullar here. The idea I would have thought is to drink the tea!

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My Life In Three Songs. 2 On 1.

Trust Shackman to come up with this great idea for the weekly Friday blog post where both of us write on the same subject. Please do go over to his blog to see what he has to say. Knowing him … Continue reading

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