Category Archives: Nostalgia

Memory Trigger 15. A Song And An Irish Troubadour.

My friend Sandeep was listening to this song while having lunch at home in the UK and sent me a WhatsApp message asking me to listen to it too. Little did he know that this will trigger off a great … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger 14. The Well.

There are two triggers for this story. One if the well and the other is Kerala. I had the great fortune of being posted in Kerala for a thirty month stint between 1974 and 1977. For my late wife and … Continue reading

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Movies Or The Theater?

Let me start off with a confession. When Shackman suggested this title for our weekly LBC Friday posts, there was no question mark at the end of it. Being the coordinator I added it to add some spice to the … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger 12. The Weighing Machine.

There was an all too brief period of great romance in my life in the early sixties of the last century, when I was in Madras and my great passion was in Hyderabad. She used to transit through Madras to … Continue reading

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Effectiveness.

My exposure to the word effectiveness for the first time was when I got into corporate life and it was drummed into my head by a number of mentors that Peter Drucker was to be kept in mind all the … Continue reading

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Loss!

My blogger and virtual friend Marie posted this on her facebook page yesterday. Please click on the image for a larger resolution. Today is the eighth anniversary of the death of Urmeela. What the old man says resonates with me. … Continue reading

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Food For Thought.

When I looked around for an inspiring thought for today, I found this image in the internet. This took me on a different quest for something that I had read some time ago. Let me give my own reactions to … Continue reading

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Golden Jubilee Reunion.

It was in 1967 that 76 of us graduated from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, popularly known as the WIMWI. That is, it has been fifty years since that momentous year for us. To celebrate the occasion, 33 alumni … Continue reading

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The Supernatural.

Please click on the ¬†image to get a larger resolution. I have only one personal experience of the supernatural. It was way back in 1961 when I moved into a room above a garage in a suburb of Hyderabad on … Continue reading

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Reunion.

¬†was waiting for this photograph to come to write this post and it has just come in. This was taken on Friday the 13th when I had gone for a reunion with my old colleagues from more than a quarter … Continue reading

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