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Stephen Hawking’s Sell By Date For Humanity

I did not have a clue as to what this topic was all about and googled for it to find this as heading and subheading in the British Newspaper Mail Online. Stephen Hawking warns humanity has just 200 years to … Continue reading

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Personality Compass.

I was led to a quiz to assess my personality type. The quiz indicated that there are only four types of personalities: On completing the quiz. I was declared as being an Emotional Introvert. “Most defining characteristics: You are sensitive, … Continue reading

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Eastern And Western Culture, The Reflections Of Hidden Potential In Between.

My blogger friend Tikno from Indonesia has suggested this week’s LBC topic. Let me first define ‘culture’ as I think Tikno means for this post – “The ideas, customs, and social behaviour of a particular people or society.” Having travelled … Continue reading

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Mubarakan.

If you want to have some good laughs at more or less slapstick situations with mix ups, pretty women, loud chatter, louder music and dance, plus some extravagant locations and settings, accompanied by overacting by just about every actor, this … Continue reading

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Saved.

Yesterday was the birthday of a dear friend and ex colleague. I mixed up the dates and did not wish him a happy birthday. I realised the mistake this morning and sent him a note of apology via WhatsApp blaming … Continue reading

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The School Bag.

This is one of the most poignant short films that I have ever seen.

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Rain!

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Knowledge.

“All I really need to know about how to live and what to do and how to be, I learned in kindergarten. Wisdom was not at the top of the graduate-school mountain, but there in the sand pile at Sunday … Continue reading

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Language.

“According to Census of India of 2001, India has 122 major languages and 1599 other languages. However, figures from other sources vary, primarily due to differences in definition of the terms “language” and “dialect”. The 2001 Census recorded 30 languages … Continue reading

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Does Time Run Out?

“People are usually pretty hungry after a funeral. I guess it’s because we all realize that time is running out and we better eat all we can. Please don’t mention that to my mother.” ~ Peter Hedges In my humble … Continue reading

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