Category Archives: Family

School Timings.

The inspiration for this post comes from this article that I came across earlier today. Regular readers of this blog know that I sit in my verandah for about an hour and a half every morning, observing among other things, … Continue reading

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Experience.

My irrepressible nephew Jai sent this image on WhatsApp to all members of our family with the caption “The Story Of The Rajgopauls”. Incidentally, he is not a Rajgopaul. He is only half a Rajgopaul.

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Radical Empathy.

This is a remarkable article and the documentary at the end is even more so.

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Puran Poli.

I had Puran Poli for lunch today and there is a story behind that which,  I wish to share with my readers. Yesterday was Pongal for us Tamilians and Makar Shankaranthi for Maharashtrians. I am in residence in solitary splendour with … Continue reading

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Farewell 2016.

“An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.” ~ Bill Vaughan Being a pesoptimist, I would be going to bed at my usual time and … Continue reading

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Family Values.

“In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.” ~ Albert Schweitzer … Continue reading

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Are You Enjoying What You Are Doing?

Today’s topic or rather question has been posed by weekly Friday LBC blogger Pravin. Apart from he and me, Shcakman is likely to write on the same topic at his blog. Do visit both to get a drift of their … Continue reading

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Wondering or Worrying?

“One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don’t come home at night.” ~ Margaret Mead, No, I don’t quite sit up like that and wait for my son and daughter in … Continue reading

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Wisdom Of The Young.

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Language.

This post is dedicated to my two nephews who are Scottish/Indians.

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