Author Archives: Ramana Rajgopaul

Knowledge.

“All I really need to know about how to live and what to do and how to be, I learned in kindergarten. Wisdom was not at the top of the graduate-school mountain, but there in the sand pile at Sunday … Continue reading

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Language.

“According to Census of India of 2001, India has 122 major languages and 1599 other languages. However, figures from other sources vary, primarily due to differences in definition of the terms “language” and “dialect”. The 2001 Census recorded 30 languages … Continue reading

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Much Ado About Nothing!

As our maid finished her duty and left for her home earlier this afternoon, she was turned back from across the road from our home by some policemen and security personnel. She returned home and informed us that there was … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger 16 – The Walking Stick.

This article in the Guardian, naturally took me back to early 1981 when I had to start using a walking stick to navigate my way around due to both my hip joints giving me trouble. For the past 36 years … Continue reading

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Does Time Run Out?

“People are usually pretty hungry after a funeral. I guess it’s because we all realize that time is running out and we better eat all we can. Please don’t mention that to my mother.” ~ Peter Hedges In my humble … Continue reading

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One Of The Three Rs.

Thank you Sandeep.

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Bearded Persons, Beware!

Suddenly something that has been troubling me for some years has stopped troubling me any more. Rarely, but plainly obvious instances of some one taking a dislike to me at the very first meeting, have taken place.   As I … Continue reading

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Modern Educayshun.

Without comment.

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Am I A Sologamist?

I had to read this article  twice. I still find it hard to believe that someone can do this! People have finally stopped asking me if I had plans for getting married again or getting into another relationship after Urmeela died … Continue reading

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Sunrise Or Sunset.

My fellow blogger and friend Chuck aka Shackman calls some of his sayings ‘Shackmanese’. This is an example of that. He did not provide an exclamation mark or a question mark at the end and has left fellow LBC writers … Continue reading

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