Category Archives: Relationships

Idiot!

Readers of my blog posts know that I am blessed with regular experiences of synchronicity. Here is another experience. Two days ago, I received a phone call from a friend who had emigrated to Australia and has just returned to … Continue reading

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NOTA.

It is the silly season in India. A crucial election is to take place in the next three days and there has been hectic canvassing, forecasting, hoping and what not besides the usual exchange of ideas between persons either of … Continue reading

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The Amazing Story Of Jeanne Louise Calment.

I have recently been interested in statistics / misinformation /wrong interpretation of statistics / probabilities etc, and a dear friend knowing about this interest has sent me this amazing story, obviously an extract from some article or book that I … Continue reading

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Could Communism Work Today?

There is a remarkable answer to this question by a responder in Quora. I find it quite logical except that the idealists of the communist movement overestimated the human factor. If human beings behaved as they morally ought to, perhaps … Continue reading

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Success Cycle.

At the age of 1 years …* *Success is.* That you can walk without support *At the age of 4 years …* *Success is.* That you do not urinate in your pants, *At the age of 8 years …* *Success … Continue reading

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I Am A Softy.

We call this Softy Ice-cream here. No, I don’t mean that I am that. When it comes to children, I become all soft and gooey gooey. This is a photograph of my grand nephew Finlay escorting his little sister Josephine … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger 25. Friday The 13th.

Friday the 13th is considered to be unlucky in Western superstition. In India, thanks to centuries of colonialism, many Indians exposed to such ideas also consider it to be unlucky. I personally have not done so but often wonder once … Continue reading

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Never The Twain Shall Meet.

Rudyard Kipling wrote this famous poem The Ballad Of East And West in 1899 when The British Empire was a major factor to reckon with in wold affairs. The British found the natives of their far flung empire quite different … Continue reading

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A Good Night’s Sleep – Hopefully.

Since about two months ago I have been having constant pain in the upper back and finally it was diagnosed about two weeks ago as fibromyalgia. During the day time it is manageable but when I sleep if I have … Continue reading

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The Four Wives.

No, I don’t have four wives nor do I have any intentions of acquiring them any time in the future. This video must be seen first before why I post it here becomes clear. A lady friend of mine from … Continue reading

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