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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

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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

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Area 51.

I have never heard of Area 51. Since Shackman who suggested this title for this post is off grid sans a computer, I wouldn’t be any wiser till I read his post, if he ever writes at all. From what … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger 19. Bradshaw And Higginbotham’s.

When I responded to Cheerful Monk’s lament about the inability of Amtrak to give some indication of the ETA of their delayed train journey, without even thinking about it I used a Proper Noun which was, at least for my … Continue reading

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The Pythagorean Cup.

You can learn all about the Pythagorean cup in this Wikipedia entry. Like many other events in my life there has been synchronicity here too. On Tuesday night, my friend Koushik who features in so many such synchronicities, exchanged ideas … Continue reading

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Education.

I had gone to Khandala two days ago to be part of the faculty for an informal training programme for some middle level managers. During this programme I got to meet and get to know a few MBAs and was … Continue reading

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Bearded Persons, Beware!

Suddenly something that has been troubling me for some years has stopped troubling me any more. Rarely, but plainly obvious instances of some one taking a dislike to me at the very first meeting, have taken place. ¬† As I … Continue reading

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Time.

Time is the biggest joke that our Creator has played on us. Just about every philosopher and scientist has had something or the other to say about it yet it is an aspect of our lives that is the biggest … Continue reading

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Dallas Buyers Club.

I am¬†writing this post while the impact of the film is still buzzing around in my brain. Manjiree and Ranjan had seen it a long time ago and had been telling me to see it but somehow or the other, … Continue reading

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Selfie.

For me a selfie is a term to be weary of. I belong to a spiritual tradition where the self and the Self are treated with a great deal of respect and constitute the major part of its pedagogy. It … Continue reading

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