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Rabbit Hole 2.

My readers will remember my blog post on this film that I had written some time ago. The play which was directed by my niece was staged at Bengaluru to good reception and she has posted this on facebook. ¬†Please … Continue reading

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Memory Triggers. 1.

My late wife Urmeela’s two cousins, sisters, who had gone to the same school as Urmeela had gone to decades ago, had gone back to visit the school on some occasion and made a startling discovery. There is a board … Continue reading

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The Hair Cut.

Whenever I leave home on an errand, I try to combine more than just one so that in one trip I can achieve more. So it was that when I got an appointment with my dentist fortuitously advanced to a … Continue reading

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Nostalgia.

“The breaking of stereotypes allows for recovery of memory.” ~ Shiv Visvanathan. My friend and fellow moviephile Abhaya sent this photograph and asked “What does this photograph indicate?” I leave the question with my readers and shall come back with … Continue reading

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The Namesake.

A new commentator to my blog, janey canuck, through her comments on my post The Rabbit Hole got me interested in seeing this film at home yesterday. I had read the novel when it was released in 2003 and had … Continue reading

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Millennials and the future.

This week’s topic has been suggested by Shackman for the weekly Friday LBC blog posts. Millennials are persons reaching young adulthood around the year 2000. Which means that they will be in their mid thirties now. In India, this is … Continue reading

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Down The Garden Path.

One never stops learning and this is a perfect example of that statement. I had heard about and even used “leading up the garden path” but this is the first time that I have come across “down the garden path”. … Continue reading

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Bamboo Bicycles.

I came across two interesting characters making bicycles using bamboo frames and I share both with my readers. The first one is from Ghana and this article will give you all the information on the contraption. The next one is … Continue reading

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Paisa Vasool II.

I was reminded of a post that I wrote on Paisa Vasool some years ago when I came across this story of Mulla Nasrudin. Taking his friend and his family along, Mulla Nasrudin went to the local amusement park. Foregoing … Continue reading

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Tolerance Vs Being True To Yourself.

One would imagine that humanity would follow Voltaire’s advice. ¬†Alas, that is only wishful thinking. In India recently, a raging debate about tolerance and intolerance has got everyone’s attention including some from the West who also gave some unsolicited and … Continue reading

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