Author Archives: Ramana Rajgopaul

Commitment. 2 on 1 #3

“By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher.” ~ Socrates When my late wife and I decided to get married to each other, her friends and … Continue reading

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The Post.

I often wonder at how fortunate I am with so many good things happening to me. This is another instance of such good fortune that I was able to see The Post on its last showing in our cinemas today. … Continue reading

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The Very First.

Nick has this fascinating post up and I thought that I would join him in going back to my very firsts too. First vacation: I was about seven years old and was living with my uncle and aunt in Chennai … Continue reading

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Retirement.

Thank you Wisewebwoman.

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Communication.

The best email that I have received so far this year. As we progress into 2018, I want to thank you for your educational e-mails over the past year. I am totally screwed up now and have little chance of … Continue reading

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Did School Prepare You For The Real World? 2 On 1 # 2.

What a question my fellow blogger Shackman has asked! I was an indifferent student and failed to pass the Board Examinations for the School Leaving Certificate in the first attempt and had to take the supplementary examinations to pass them … Continue reading

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Blockchain Technology.

Ever since I read about Dubai being the first to go wholly for blockchain technology, I have been trying to understand what it is all about without being any wiser despite Guru Google. I am waiting for a geek to … Continue reading

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Context.

“….Actually, throughout my life, my two greatest assets have been mental stability and being, like, really smart.” -Donald Trump via Twitter (January 6, 2018) This actually got me thinking about my two greatest assets. I could not narrow from many … Continue reading

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Separation.

In a Facebook post by a friend who is one both on Facebook and in real life, I had left a comment. A couple of days later, his friend left a message for me there asking me if I was … Continue reading

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Problem Solved.

In my post Book Binder 2, I had lamented on the loss of my associate and my dislike of commuting to the city to get some books covered in plastic. I carried out a lot of research online as well … Continue reading

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