Category Archives: People

Martians.

I did not join this mad rush. Frankly, I did not even know that something like this was afoot. I would still have not joined up for this lark anyway. I am already a Martian. In my immediate neighbourhood, there … Continue reading

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Alternative Math.

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Charpoy.

Definition of charpoy plural charpoys :a bed used especially in India consisting of a frame strung with tapes or light rope You will see the humble charpoys in almost all rural and semi urban homes in India. On what we … Continue reading

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Simran.

I saw Simran primarily because Kangana Ranaut acted in it. The Wiki post gives details about the movie and all that I wish to say is that Kangana did not disappoint as an actress, but there was nothing else to … Continue reading

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Constraints.

I needed to improve my swing with my woods and so had taken a number three wood and some practice golf balls to the School of Management after the summer recess. While walking to and from the canteen I used … Continue reading

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Rice Seedlings Transplantation.

Continuing from where I left off about my friend in the hinterland farming for rice, here is how he transplants seedlings now. My friend Babu has sent the image to assuage the concerns that Tammy had expressed in her comments … Continue reading

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Rice Harvest.

This photograph is that of a very close family friend who is among the very few still farming in my native district and close to the farm house where my father had lived post his retirement. Most of his contemporaries … Continue reading

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Sanctity Of Life.

As has happened so many times in my life, synchronicity strikes again. I read about an assault on a gynaecologist in this morning’s newspapers. Abortion is legal in India incidentally, but only under specified circumstances. This is an adjunct to … Continue reading

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Trust.

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Musings Of A Senior Citizen.

Since most of my regular readers are senior citizens, just as I am, I am sharing a forward that I received. “As I was lying around, pondering the problems of the world, I realised that at my age I don’t … Continue reading

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