Category Archives: Blogging

Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost!

This famous quote by J R R Tolkein in his poem “All that is gold does not glitter” in The Lord Of The Rings, along with the title of the poem itself has become more or less a cliche used … Continue reading

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Idiot!

Readers of my blog posts know that I am blessed with regular experiences of synchronicity. Here is another experience. Two days ago, I received a phone call from a friend who had emigrated to Australia and has just returned to … Continue reading

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Pain Is Inevitable, Suffering Is Optional.

Pain is of two kinds, mental and physical. Both are experienced by all living beings and we humans are no exception. While most people can handle physical pain with medicines or by learning to live with it, almost all, cannot … Continue reading

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I Am Now A Teenager!

I was wondering what prompted young people to send me mail and information about ageing and now exactly the reverse has happened. No, no young friend has sent this but, I suspect that a direct mailing unit has. They must … Continue reading

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Softy 2.

My post I Am A Softy elicited this response from a friend in California. In India, many snack items are wrapped in either silver or gold leaf as both are supposed to be very healthy metals to eat. Some even … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger – Sumo Wrestler.

This article in our local news media reminded me of my post Sumo wrestler. I wonder how much the statue in my blog post will fetch!

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Genetic Modification.

My 2 on 1 fellow blogger Shackman can come up with curve balls, knuckle balls and what in cricket is called no-balls when he suggests topics for our weekly Friday blog posts. Today’s is one of of those. As my … Continue reading

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Real Life And Comics.

I am grateful to my blogger friends Holly and Kylie for the inspiration for this post. Please click on the images for larger resolutions. First, Holly’s post Location Sharing How And Why (Not)? Next, Kylie’s post Washing Up. I found … Continue reading

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Comfort Zone.

I am in the beautiful place and I don’t want any more growth. If anything, I want some reduction. I am well past the proverbial three score and ten stage and cannot be motivated by all the famous sayings about … Continue reading

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Success Cycle.

At the age of 1 years …* *Success is.* That you can walk without support *At the age of 4 years …* *Success is.* That you do not urinate in your pants, *At the age of 8 years …* *Success … Continue reading

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