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How Old Do You Behave?

A friend suggested on facebook that I answer a quiz to find out how old I behave and I did. This is the result that I got. “You Act Like You Are 98 You try to keep your movements to … Continue reading

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Pen Pals.

No, I did not have to use a pencil to correspond with my pen pal. I had only one ever and he came about because of the United States Information Service’s library in Madras in the 1950s. My cousin was … Continue reading

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Voting For Our Municipal Elections.

Elections to various local bodies were held yesterday in many parts of our state. Like I inevitably do, I voted too and here is proof! To those who are unfamiliar, in India, people returning to vote more than once can … Continue reading

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Politics.

“No one will really understand politics until they understand that politicians are not trying to solve our problems. They are trying to solve their own problems — of which getting elected and re-elected are number one and number two. Whatever … Continue reading

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Dear Zindagi.

Some friends had highly praised Alia Bhatt‘s performance in this film and despite not being a great fan of Shah Rukh Khan, I accompanied a friend to watch it before it got taken away from the screens. I was impressed … Continue reading

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The Person I Admire Most Is:

I do not want to intrude into his privacy and so he shall remain unnamed for this post. He is an amazing individual who has been a quadriplegic for the past quarter century due to an automobile accident that left … Continue reading

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Kadlekai Parishe. Learning Never Stops!

I have visited Bengaluru a number of times and have lived there once for three and a half years. I have family living there even now and may even land up there soon for a short visit to catch up … Continue reading

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Free Will.

“I have noticed that even people who claim everything is predetermined and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.” ~ Stephen Hawking. To start off this post, let me introduce you to Sam … Continue reading

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Contentment.

Nick, in his comments on my blog post Questions Answered had this to say – “You must be remarkably content if you can’t think of a single thing that would improve your quality of life!” I think that his response … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger 8. Old Photographs.

Modern Social Media is amazing. An old colleague from my time in North India between 1980 and 1983, Awadesh got in touch with me through the facebook/whatsapp media a couple of weeks ago and has been in regular touch since … Continue reading

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