Author Archives: Ramana Rajgopaul

History.

Strangely enough I am currently reading A Brief History Of India by Alaine Danielou. The beginnig, that is where I am, itself is fascinating enough for me to get deeply engrossed in it, leave alone the hard sell that my … Continue reading

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Fashion.

First, I got this from a friend who knows that I am a minimalist. In the video the Swamiji is talking about a new store opening in Mumbai. He talks about the high rent that the shop pays and also … Continue reading

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A TED Talk On Three Life Lessons.

My readers will recollect my seeing the movie Sully and writing about it and this has just come to my notice though it is quite old. This will take just a little more than five minutes. It is however mind … Continue reading

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Age!

My very dear middle aged friend Sandeep posted this on facebook. I am well past the middle aged stage and I would say this. Same process of climbing but different perceptives!

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Memory Trigger 14. The Well.

There are two triggers for this story. One if the well and the other is Kerala. I had the great fortune of being posted in Kerala for a thirty month stint between 1974 and 1977. For my late wife and … Continue reading

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Baahubali 2: The Conclusion

Unlike many of my friends and relatives, I got to see Bahubali 2: The Conclusion a full week after release. The multiplex hall where I saw it, was about 2/3 full for a matinee starting at 4.00 pm for the … Continue reading

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The Power Of Your Subconscious Mind

“We think, each of us, that we’re much more rational than we are. And we think that we make our decisions because we have good reasons to make them. Even when it’s the other way around. We believe in the … Continue reading

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Dick Pic Senders Beware!

I thank Jim for pointing me to this delightful clip.

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What P. G. Wodehouse Character Are You?

My readers would know that I am a great fan of P.G. Wodehouse and continue to read him despite having to read some of the books that I have already read. So, when my blogger and facebook friend Jim led … Continue reading

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Shaving Cats.

I reproduce a paragraph in my post on Time. In the South of India there is an adage which is often used to explain what happens when someone has enough time on hand without anything to fill it. It goes … Continue reading

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