Monthly Archive: July 2012

Virtually in your lonely world 0

Virtually in your lonely world

Like many people of my generation technology is something that has gone beyond the automatic pop up toaster and the remote controlled television to something quite unimaginable. At the click of a switch or...

Planning a holiday 0

Planning a holiday

One of the joys of planning a holiday is actually planning. With so much information readily available on the net, browsing through sites for hotels and planning itineraries is so much fun. I also...

Life Beyond Cancer 2

Life Beyond Cancer

Dr. A and Dr. P were both eminent oncologists of Mumbai. Dr. P is still an oncologist but unfortunately Dr. A is no longer there. In fact I just returned from a brief prayer...

It really needs a Man to get a House into Shape 1

It really needs a Man to get a House into Shape

For fear of offending feminists and fellow women, I am afraid today I have come to the conclusion that all it really needs to get a house into shape is a MAN. Unbelievable but...

Tastes of the Past 0

Tastes of the Past

I suppose it is only natural that your cooking repertoire changes as does your age. I remember when I first got married, I would try and stick to the simple recipes and found Tarla...

What really makes you lose weight ? 0

What really makes you lose weight ?

The Battle of Losing Weight. Today after several decades of trying, I’ve finally accepted the fact that I’ve lost the Battle of the Bulge. I have tried starving. I have tried exercise. But nothing...

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It’s raining, it’s pouring.

And no, this old woman is not snoring. In fact I’m contemplating : a) should I curl up in bed and read a book? b) should I curl up in bed and watch tv?...

The Grace of a Guru 0

The Grace of a Guru

Today is Guru Poornima or the Full Moon of  The Teacher and I wish I could personally thank all the people in my life who taught me. I first heard of this tradition of...

Past friends , fast friends 0

Past friends , fast friends

One of life’s greatest ironies is that it never rains but pours. December is normally the time when all those Indians who are no longer Indians return to our shores to enjoy the cooler...

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