Category Archives: Writing

Perceptions.

“There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.” ~ Aldous Huxley It is odd that this topic has come about when I am still mulling over the effects of The Danger … Continue reading

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The Danger Of A Single Story.

This is a remarkable TED talk by a remarkable lady. I not only enjoyed hearing her talk, I went back and read the transcript too. Please do spend some time listening to her. Well worth the time you spend on … Continue reading

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Farewell 2016.

“An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.” ~ Bill Vaughan Being a pesoptimist, I would be going to bed at my usual time and … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger 10. Stenography.

Since I was without the use of my computer over the weekend, quite a bit of my exchange of views took place on my hand held mobile phone. One of my friends, exchanging messages on WhatsApp asked me how I … Continue reading

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Writing By Hand.

The cable TV man came for his monthly subscription after the demonetisation and I had no cash on hand to pay him as I have been doing for the past many years. I explained the situation to him and he … Continue reading

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Retirement.

Since I started my official working life from when I was just 18 years old, by the time I was 40, I had planned on retiring when I reached 50. I was able to at the age of 52 but … Continue reading

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When I was young.

This week’s topic has been suggested by Shackman for the weekly Friday LBC posts where three of us and some times more write on the same topic. One more blogger Lin is sure to write and you may like to … Continue reading

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I Always Wondered Why!

Lin has once again come up with an enigmatic topic for the weekly Friday LBC posts. Please do go over to her blog and Shackman’s to see what they have to say on this topic. Frankly, unlike other topics that … Continue reading

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Major Life Changes.

In the hustle and bustle of leaving for my sabbatical this LBC post was scheduled wrongly and did not get posted on Friday the 5th inst. when I left home for Chennai. I offer my LBC colleagues my sincere apologies … Continue reading

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Persistence.

“His words, like so many nimble and airy servitors, trip about him at command.:” ~ John Milton Please click on the image to get a larger resolution.

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