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What to do when you are battling the flu #MondayMusings

What to do when you are battling the flu #MondayMusings

Battling the ‘flu January has been a cold month even for us lucky folks in Mumbai. The cold weather which alternates with hot, however, is great for ‘flu germs that are just waiting to attack. The first week it was sniffles for me. Then it was a stomach ‘flu for Wow Dinga and Little Po. And in the last week of January, the germs got hold of me again. For a while, I thought I’d battled it successfully as I…

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Boys don’t make passes at girls with glasses

Boys don’t make passes at girls with glasses

  I was walking in the garden when I noticed Divya in the distance. She was new to the area and I met her during my regular walks in the neighbourhood park. What started out as a shy smile soon developed into a walking friendship and I looked forward to our daily interaction. I was a little late that day so I frantically waved to her when I spotted her walking at the other end of the circuit. Strangely, she…

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A drink for Bala #Bar-a-thon

A drink for Bala #Bar-a-thon

  “Drink for you Bala?” asked Vinod. “Sure, I’ll have a Glenmorangie on the rocks.” “On the rocks?” said Vinod with a quizzically raised eyebrow. “Are you sure?” “Absolutely! And please make that a double while you are at it!” Half an hour into the party, Preeti asked Bala, “What’s that your drinking?” “Whiskey” “On the rocks?” “Sure, why not?” “Oh! I thought only men liked their whiskeys with ice.” ” Ah! Well, now you know better don’t you?”   …

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#MondayMusings- In sickness or in health

#MondayMusings- In sickness or in health

How to ruin a perfect weekend  Last weekend which should have been a happy one started off badly with a loose remark being taken the wrong way. I was brushing my teeth before turning in when Hubby Dear asked me a question. I can’t remember what it was but all I recollect is that the moment my answer left my lips, the weekend began unraveling. Suffice to say that we both spent the night in frosty silence and it wasn’t…

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