Tag Archives: Wikipedia

Memory Trigger 25. Friday The 13th.

Friday the 13th is considered to be unlucky in Western superstition. In India, thanks to centuries of colonialism, many Indians exposed to such ideas also consider it to be unlucky. I personally have not done so but often wonder once … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Nostalgia, Relationships | Tagged , , | 15 Comments

Red Sparrow.

My son Ranjan had seen Red Sparrow earlier this week and was insistent that I see it. I tried to on a few occasions earlier in the week but, was unable to due to unavoidable reasons. I was able to … Continue reading

Posted in Movies | Tagged , , | 11 Comments

What is the most dangerous place in the world today? 2 on 1 # 9.

It is a measure of the times that we live in that it is the most difficult question to answer with one definite place. If I choose one, the chances are that within 24 hours there will be a mass … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Sociology | Tagged , , , , | 29 Comments

The Most Dangerous Issue In The World Today? 2 on 1# 8.

I think that the most dangerous issue in the world today is the rapidly depleting fresh water resources. We have just had a major dispute between two states of India being settled by our Supreme Court on the issue of … Continue reading

Posted in Books / Reading, India, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 23 Comments

Fulfilment. 2 on1 # 7.

I flatter myself that I am a Fulfillionaire. ┬áPlease click on the image to get a larger resolution. There are however two exceptions to the list of attributes given in the image. My health could be better. And I no … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Family, Friendship, Gratitude, Philosophy | Tagged , , | 21 Comments

Memory Trigger 23. Comparison.

This is not the first time that I have come across this image. It is poignant for all the right reasons and resonates with me for many reasons, the least being it ┬áreminding me of the famous Helen Keller quote … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Friendship, Gratitude | Tagged , , | 10 Comments

Happy New Year.

Should Old Acquaintance be forgot, and never thought upon; The flames of Love extinguished, and fully past and gone: Is thy sweet Heart now grown so cold, that loving Breast of thine; That thou canst never once reflect On old … Continue reading

Posted in Friendship, Gratitude | Tagged , , | 15 Comments

Roswell.

It is perhaps fitting that the last post on the LBC weekly Friday outing is this strange subject. Last because, by mutual consent, the LBC has decided to stop writing every Friday on one subject to offer different points of … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, History, India | Tagged , , | 17 Comments

Kadvi Hawa.

Wikipedia translates the title Kadvi Hawa as Bitter Wind. I propose that it should be Ill Wind. “Something bad that happens and makes you think other bad things will happen.” I had seen a trailer a couple of weeks ago … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

Mr. Regret Iyer.

If that title intrigues you, rest assured that I am not joking. There is a gentleman in our Southern City of Bengaluru with that name. Even Wikipedia has a page on him. You can read all about him in this … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, India, People | Tagged , , | 5 Comments