Author Archives: Ramana Rajgopaul

Polite And Quick.

This is an extract from a short story in the book Men Without Women by Haruki Murakami. “Speaking of being quick on the draw” I said, “I remember a scene from an old Francois Truffaut film. A woman says to … Continue reading

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Education.

I had gone to Khandala two days ago to be part of the faculty for an informal training programme for some middle level managers. During this programme I got to meet and get to know a few MBAs and was … Continue reading

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Mugs.

This post has been inspired by a post with the same title by Kylie. In that post I have left the following comment: “Some years ago a dear friend, alas no more sent me a parcel for my birthday. On … Continue reading

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Cheating!

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Melting Pots.

melting pot noun a pot in which metals or other materials are melted and mixed. a place where different peoples, styles, theories, etc. are mixed together. “Toronto is a melting pot of different cultures” I have a number of melting … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger 17: Separated Brothers.

In the good old days of Bollywood films, young boys getting separated during fairs, calamities etc and growing up to be one good guy and one bad guy was quite common. I could not resist the temptation to write this … Continue reading

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Four Things.

Shackman had posted this on his facebook page with the comment – “I’m genuinely curious to read other people’s responses!!” and with his permission, I do the exercise here as a blog. Four names I go by: Ramana, Rummy, Periappa … Continue reading

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Automated Response.

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The School Bag.

This is one of the most poignant short films that I have ever seen.

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Angels And Demons.

I have so many Angels in my life that I have lost count. I have outlived the few Demons that I had in my life. Life is good. I wonder what prompted young Pravin to come up with this topic … Continue reading

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