War and Peace

Just thought of sharing the relevance of these words by the author in this acclaimed book, ironic resonance of the theme…and his place of birth…

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Her voice of love

If music be the food of love, play on William Shakespeare True that, especially in this second week of February. That no one in India can express their state of mind better than with a song when in the fits of love😉also is understood very well by the world (so hopelessly steeped in music are […]

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The ultimate lesson…

You get nothing for nothing. ‘ have been checking all my worldly belongings, my knowledge, my learnings, my loves, hates and even the so called inner peace today ☮️ What all left behind or abandoned to have these today? One by one, letting go – habits, people, emotions, belongings, posessions and above all the knowledge […]

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Remembering…

1. the courtyard This year somehow started with looking back. Blame it on the passing years, the heart and mind say “recall, lest you forget!” Within a moment, my mind conjures up the beautiful facade, the rectangular courtyard with innumerable rooms opening into it, a Tulsi (holy basil) with its prominent parapet for offerings and […]

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and it’s December

We have hurtled into December and 2021 won’t be missed by millions of people around the world. It surpassed its predecessor in notoriety; ravaging the world and leaving scars all around! Last December, we prayed, but not hard enough I guess. The year started with so many wishes and what did we finally get? The […]

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How to try not to lose…

resolve on a weightloss diet!…yeah, another one in the series 😁 Wonder how people stop at munching a raw salad while a creamy, fully loaded spaghetti carbonara arrives across the table!Takes a very strong will, almost a soldier like determination and a self curated image of a svelte self at the end of the tunnel!I […]

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How to lose…

.. weight, my way. Yes, this sure is a break from the usual 😀 A how to is a good breather. First and foremost, determine if you are a wee bit overweight, fat or a little more. Yes, obese is an obnoxious term, let no one ever use it for you! Then set an attainable […]

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Random Thought

“Inspite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.” Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl That’s all the motivation I need to keep me going amongst strangers and friends alike. Sharad Ritu* is here, a precursor to winters. Our Indian calendar for festivals for this year is drawing to […]

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Soulmate ?

This term has surfaced in a big way especially amongst those of us who seem disconnected with their own selves, disgruntled with their life choices, often resorting to relating better with someone else (usually from outside their realm of acquaintances) ; even with a stranger in a pub! But then, why this quest? Why is […]

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