Category Archives: Relationships


In a Facebook post by a friend who is one both on Facebook and in real life, I had left a comment. A couple of days later, his friend left a message for me there asking me if I was … Continue reading

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Mumbai’s Local Trains.

This is a video of my God son Nitin and his wife Ragini dancing away at a get together last weekend at a club in a Mumbai suburb. There is a unique story behing the get together which is so … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger 22. The Vase.

A visitor came home on Saturday with a bouquet of roses for my daughter in love Manjiree. Normally whoever comes home brings a box of sweets which is the norm here but, this lady guest, a physician, decided that the … Continue reading

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Mentally Challenged.

Please click on the image to get a larger resolution. This very thing happened to me yesterday. The same friend who was bored, and I were chatting on WhatsApp about earth shaking matters like The New Gilded Age when suddenly … Continue reading

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Diwali / Deepavali At Home.

Since the day before yesterday, we have been in our annual Diwali mood and today is the culmination with two more days of tapering off to come. Some photographs taken just a few minutes ago showing the festival of lights … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger 20. Oil Bath.

In my community of Tamil Brahmins, the deepavali day starts with the lady of the house applying oil on the head of all members of the family. Everyone then goes to take a bath and comes out to partake in … Continue reading

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The Butterfly Effect.

Please click on the following image to get a larger resolution. Saudi Arabia allows women to drive! Made sensational headlines in many parts of the world. The decision was called a major milestone for the country! Women rejoiced as did … Continue reading

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Matrimonial Ad In Classifieds.

This is a very honest advertiser and I salute this intrepid Tamil Brahmin soul. I shared this clip with some of my friends on Whatsapp and one delightful young lady, single and very eligible, responded with just three words – … Continue reading

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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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One goes through a life time without realising what people think of you, particularly siblings, because one takes relationships for granted.  I was highly amused as well as surprised that my sister particularly thought that an image with a message … Continue reading

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