Category Archives: Blogging

Paddy Nursery.

In my earlier post Rice Seedling Transplantation, one can see cakes of seedlings in the transplanter machine. I have now received another photograph from Babu as to how those cakes are grown. This is how paddy nursery is raised. Each … Continue reading

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Media Bias.

And why would some people say this? “Media includes every broadcasting and narrowcasting medium such as newspapers, magazines, TV, radio, billboards, direct mail, telephone, fax, and internet.” My understanding of this activity was that the people involved in the media … Continue reading

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Rice Seedlings Transplantation.

Continuing from where I left off about my friend in the hinterland farming for rice, here is how he transplants seedlings now. My friend Babu has sent the image to assuage the concerns that Tammy had expressed in her comments … Continue reading

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Cause And Effect.

No, I don’t intend to bore my readers with Newton’s third law or the butterfly effect. I simply want to share a few stories. I smoked cigarettes and cigars from when I was about thirteen years old till just a … Continue reading

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Sanctity Of Life.

As has happened so many times in my life, synchronicity strikes again. I read about an assault on a gynaecologist in this morning’s newspapers. Abortion is legal in India incidentally, but only under specified circumstances. This is an adjunct to … Continue reading

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Opportunity Cost Of Being Humans.

Young Pravin who studied Opportunity Cost just a few years ago has once again bowled a googly or for my American readers, pitched a curve ball! I suspect that he has done that because he has read something from a … Continue reading

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Who Thinks Up These Things?

I couldn’t resist the temptation to follow Kylie due to the answer to the last question that she came up with! I have retained it here as my own too, for its effectiveness. 1.What was the last thing you put … Continue reading

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Decision Making.

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the … Continue reading

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Reverse Colonisation.

Looney in his comments on my post Salisbury Park, asked: “Has the policy changed? (I see a lot of resources flowing from India into my neighborhood!)” Reverse colonisation has indeed taken place but not the way Looney has suggested. Let … Continue reading

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Words!

My blogger friend who started the LBC, Conrad put this up as being a collection of the most often used words in his Facebook posts. I was tempted to find the words most used by me and I too went … Continue reading

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