Category Archives: India

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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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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My Book Binder.

I get paper back books not available as hard cover copies bound by a Book Binder about two Kms away from home. I have been doing this for a couple of decades. Due to parking problems near his shop however, … Continue reading

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Mumbai’s Local Trains.

This is a video of my God son Nitin and his wife Ragini dancing away at a get together last weekend at a club in a Mumbai suburb. There is a unique story behing the get together which is so … Continue reading

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Roswell.

It is perhaps fitting that the last post on the LBC weekly Friday outing is this strange subject. Last because, by mutual consent, the LBC has decided to stop writing every Friday on one subject to offer different points of … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger 22. The Vase.

A visitor came home on Saturday with a bouquet of roses for my daughter in love Manjiree. Normally whoever comes home brings a box of sweets which is the norm here but, this lady guest, a physician, decided that the … Continue reading

Posted in Gratitude, India, Management, Nostalgia, Relationships | Tagged , | 18 Comments

Cooking.

Like many other things in life that repeat, this too is a topic that inadvertently has been suggested by me for the weekly LBC posts as a repeat. Since there is little that I can add to improve what I … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Family, Food, India | Tagged | 23 Comments

First Name.

I got two text messages from Amazon on my cellphone to the effect that a book that I had ordered had been delivered successfully. I had been at home and had not received any delivery from a courier and so … Continue reading

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Mr. Regret Iyer.

If that title intrigues you, rest assured that I am not joking. There is a gentleman in our Southern City of Bengaluru with that name. Even Wikipedia has a page on him. You can read all about him in this … Continue reading

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Drones Vs Right To Privacy.

Drones are still new in India and not very often seen. Here is an interesting story that will tell you about the situation in brief. A friend is actually in the business of manufacturing them and I have had long … Continue reading

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