Monthly Archives: April 2018

If More Politicians Listened To Scientists Would The World Be A Safer Place?

Welcome to the weekly 2 on 1 blog post that Shackman and I write every Friday. Today’s topic has been chosen by Shackman who is more optimistic than I thought him to be on politicians. Please do go over to … Continue reading

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Melancholia.

I received a phone call this morning from a friend inviting me to go out for lunch with him. I excused myself giving some innocuous excuses but, he kept trying to persuade me to accompany him. Finally, he gave up … Continue reading

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Comment, Question And Answer.

In my blog post Haldi Doodh my friend Rasheed commented as follows: Oh, good old Haldi Doodh. Yum! These people will unknowingly gobble up turmeric latte for their own benefit. Oh, I have a question for you, Ramu Bhaiya. What … Continue reading

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Fy Fy Fy.

I was teasing a friend on Whatsapp for his ideology and he responded with “I know that you are chavifying me….” I bet that none of my non Indian readers can decipher that, and perhaps some Indians too! Let me … Continue reading

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Touche! Me Too!

We need good friends to keep us grounded firmly on Mother Earth. I am blessed in that I have a number of them who take great pleasure in ensuring that I do exactly that. One of them, who unfortunately refuses … Continue reading

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Haldi Doodh.

Haldi doodh simply means Turmeric Milk. It is one of India’s oldest home cures and there will not be a kitchen in India which has not made this at some time or the other. After reading my blog post Checked … Continue reading

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The Mystery Of The Earworm.

For the past three days I have had this earworm bugging me. ┬áIt was also bugging me as to why it suddenly popped up in my consciousness. First it simply was the tune without the lyrics. When Manjiree returned home … Continue reading

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The Burning Desire.

I dedicate this post to my friend Mary who inspired me to write this post with a tag on Facebook. She asked – Ramana? We also exchanged pleasantries there! Please click on the image for a larger resolution.

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The Philosopher School Teacher.

I don’t know whether I should be amused, disappointed or flattered. A young man from Chennai came to visit me last week, on a courtesy call as directed by his father who is a friend of mine. This young man … Continue reading

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Gandhi And Yoga.

This is too funny not to share with my readers.

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