Category Archives: Humor

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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GDP And Crows.

My young friend Koushik reminded me of this story by comparing India’s GDP figures to the Agra Crows. May he keep inspiring me with such ideas in future too. Akbar was a great Mughal Emperor and Birbal was his witty … Continue reading

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Wisdom.

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Telephone.

My son Ranjan posted this on his facebook page. Please click on the image for a larger resolution. There are some subtle details that need to be noted. One, the old fashioned telephone, my first choice in holding a conversation … Continue reading

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Life.

“In my next life I want to live my life backwards. You start out dead and get that out of the way. Then you wake up in an old people’s home feeling better every day. You get kicked out for … Continue reading

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The Paradox!

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Real Age.

I received a suggestion from a friend that I take this quiz. I took it and found it amusing as it gave my age as 30. I passed it on to some friends and one particular exchange between me and … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger 18. Lullabies.

Cheerful Monk has this funny cartoon up in her post. Please click on the image for a larger resolution. This cartoon reminded me of two ancient stories which are family lore. When our son Ranjan was an infant we would … Continue reading

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What We Need Most.

“What we need most, is not so much to realise the ideal as to idealise the real.” ~ Francis Herbert Hedge.

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Marginal Utility.

It has been a couple or more decades since I had to deal with this old chestnut. It is difficult to remember constantly that Pravin is very much younger and is quite capable of challenging my memory with such ideas … Continue reading

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