Category Archives: People

Another Case Of Doppelgängers!

This morning’s Pune Times had a news item with a photograph of a very well known producer of movies and I couldn’t resist thinking that he looked so much like a movie star. Unfortunately, the link does not show the … Continue reading

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Rain.

It has been raining almost non-stop since last Thursday and I ventured out of the house yesterday for a drive and some South Indian snack food in town. Between the car and the entrance to the restaurant, I got wet … 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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Attitude.

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Polite And Quick.

This is an extract from a short story in the book Men Without Women by Haruki Murakami. “Speaking of being quick on the draw” I said, “I remember a scene from an old Francois Truffaut film. A woman says to … Continue reading

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Education.

I had gone to Khandala two days ago to be part of the faculty for an informal training programme for some middle level managers. During this programme I got to meet and get to know a few MBAs and was … Continue reading

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Mugs.

This post has been inspired by a post with the same title by Kylie. In that post I have left the following comment: “Some years ago a dear friend, alas no more sent me a parcel for my birthday. On … Continue reading

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Cheating!

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Memory Trigger 17: Separated Brothers.

In the good old days of Bollywood films, young boys getting separated during fairs, calamities etc and growing up to be one good guy and one bad guy was quite common. I could not resist the temptation to write this … Continue reading

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