Author Archives: Ramana Rajgopaul

Museums. 2 On 1.

This is the first post this year of a new weekly initiative 2 On 1 of Shackman and mine to write on the same subject every Friday. My association with museums started with a number of visits to the Government … Continue reading

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Book Binder 2.

One comment on my earlier post My Book Binder wondering about the cost of binding books, leads me to write this post. I use another method to make books last a bit longer by getting a transparent plastic cover put … Continue reading

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My Book Binder.

I get paper back books not available as hard cover copies bound by a Book Binder about two Kms away from home. I have been doing this for a couple of decades. Due to parking problems near his shop however, … Continue reading

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Happy New Year.

Should Old Acquaintance be forgot, and never thought upon; The flames of Love extinguished, and fully past and gone: Is thy sweet Heart now grown so cold, that loving Breast of thine; That thou canst never once reflect On old … Continue reading

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Mumbai’s Local Trains.

This is a video of my God son Nitin and his wife Ragini dancing away at a get together last weekend at a club in a Mumbai suburb. There is a unique story behing the get together which is so … Continue reading

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Roswell.

It is perhaps fitting that the last post on the LBC weekly Friday outing is this strange subject. Last because, by mutual consent, the LBC has decided to stop writing every Friday on one subject to offer different points of … Continue reading

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Perfect Happiness.

“Sooner or later in life everyone discovers that perfect happiness is unrealisable, but there are few who pause to consider the antithesis: that perfect unhappiness is equally unattainable. The obstacles preventing the realisation of both these extreme states are of … Continue reading

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Six Husbands.

I came across this review in Facebook shared by my sister Padmini and having found it very interesting, am sharing here with my readers. Before I am asked whether I was all six, let me answer. no but, I was … Continue reading

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Festival Lights.

My daughter in love has been at it again. She has decorated our living room and the veranda adjoining it with sparkling strings of lights for Christmas. She also insisted on taking a photograph of me in my favourite perch. … Continue reading

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Domesticated Dogs!

My cousin Shankar does not send me only books on Buddhism. He also sends me gems like these two clips.

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