Category Archives: Blogging

Theory And Practice 2 On 1 # 5.

In 1975 I was in a South Indian location as Regional Manager and I had to host a student from a College of Commerce located near by researching Management practices. The student conducted a couple of weeks of intense interviews … Continue reading

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What Is The Biggest Mistake You Have Made In Your Life? 2 On 1 #4

Even today, after 52 years, the scene makes me shudder and my reaction is exactly like Homer’s here. The mistake was in getting into a relationship with a volatile lady. The consequences were what made that the biggest mistake in … Continue reading

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Mumbai Local Train – 2.

My readers will remember my post on Mumbai Local Trains where I had written about how the regulars got together for an off train party and danced together. My nephew Ajay who just became fifty years old also travels by … Continue reading

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Comfortably Numb.

My cousin/friend Mohan in response to my post on Commitment 2on1#3 sent this to me. I leave it to the imagination of my readers to figure out why. Hello, Is there anybody in there Just nod if you can hear … Continue reading

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Small Things Matter.

What we consider little things can matter a great deal to others. The impact of this truth was driven home today by a conversation that I had with a friend / colleague from the eighties of the last century. This … Continue reading

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Commitment. 2 on 1 #3

“By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one,¬†you’ll become a philosopher.” ~ Socrates When my late wife and I decided to get married to each other, her friends and … Continue reading

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The Very First.

Nick has this fascinating post up and I thought that I would join him in going back to my very firsts too. First vacation: I was about seven years old and was living with my uncle and aunt in Chennai … Continue reading

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Thank you Wisewebwoman.

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Did School Prepare You For The Real World? 2 On 1 # 2.

What a question my fellow blogger Shackman has asked! I was an indifferent student and failed to pass the Board Examinations for the School Leaving Certificate in the first attempt and had to take the supplementary examinations to pass them … Continue reading

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In a Facebook post by a friend who is one both on Facebook and in real life, I had left a comment. A couple of days later, his friend left a message for me there asking me if I was … Continue reading

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