Category Archives: Raves and Rants

Calamities.

When I had suggested this topic for the weekly Friday LBC post, a major earthquake was all in the news and I suggested this off the cuff. Since then there have been other earthquakes in Japan, in South America, in … Continue reading

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You Never Appreciate What You Have Till It Is Gone!

You read about my misadventure with my slippers on Sunday at the concert. These were the pair that I lost. I went looking for exact replacements at two of Pune’s largest Bata shops and could not find one. I had … Continue reading

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Maharajas And Music.

I was invited by the Dakshina Dvaraka again to another concert presentation program yesterday and I had an absolutely marvelous time learning some things about Carnatic Music that I had not known before.  You can learn something about the program from … Continue reading

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Chutki’s Choice!

To appreciate Chutki, you must see this video from one of our Bollywood stars. Thank you Ashok for the lead.

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Worry!

I was preoccupied with a very difficult crossword puzzle when I was hailed from the veranda by a very young friend who wanted to say hello. He took one look at my face and asked why I looked so worried! I … Continue reading

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The Lucy Effect.

Manjiree, Ranjan,  Ramesh and I had gone to see a film on Wednesday and after the film went shopping in the mall just below the multiplex where we had seen the film. After shopping, Ranjan and Manjiree went off to … Continue reading

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Stereophonic Assault.

My friend Mitch has a great sense of humour and is also a great fan of the peanuts cartoons. I thank him for this which came immediately after I had been exposed to a similar experience.  I had two sources … Continue reading

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So Many Books.

The picture below is of my cozy corner where I read. You can see the backlog of books that I have to read. One more is on its way and my kindle has twenty more to be read. My problem … Continue reading

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It is Sunday.

Start every day with a smile, and get it over with ~ W.C. Fields For me every day is Sunday so it hardly makes any difference from day to day.  Getting over with it everyday too is no big deal. … Continue reading

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Blame.

1. Taxi driver: What a Municipal Corporation! Can’t even maintain roads, all corrupt fellows. I: You did not see the pothole. You could have avoided it had you seen it. The taxi driver takes off on another rant. 2. I: … Continue reading

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