Monthly Archives: December 2006

To a Reluctant Writer

I wrote this poem about reluctant writers, who desperately want to write but can’t. A friend was having problems with writing, though she wanted desperately to write, so I wrote her this poem. To a Reluctant Writer You can pick … Continue reading

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Shutting Themselves In – New York Times

This came via Zigzackly. The “hikimomori” are young people who shut themselves to the world, play computer games, surf the net, listen to music and generally cut themselves away from the world. Though the word is Japanese it has world-wide … Continue reading

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My Latest Short Story

 Here’s the link to my latest short story, on Christmas, this time (Link to “Christmas with Cheriachen” page). Please read and comment here or on the Caferati board. The story is about a lonely couple who spend Christmas away from their … Continue reading

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Don’t Mess with Me, I Am Too Smart!

Oh, no! Blogger hasn’t come out of beta, at least, for me. My blog is too big. Being claimant to the title of the “Longest Running Blogger” in the Limca Book of Indian Records, I have almost 450 posting over … Continue reading

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Blogger is out of Beta, hurray!

So finally Blogger is out of Beta. Hurray! But I don’t know until I click on the publish button after I write this post. Have patience, have patience! Gone is the longlish apostrophe going round and round that used to … Continue reading

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Ronnie and Mercy

 

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What I Saw At Babri Masjid By Jeff Penberthy

I stumbled accross Jeff Penberthy, Time magazine Bureau Chief’s account of the felling of the Babri Masjid quite by accident (click here: What I Saw At Babri Masjid By Jeff Penberthy). Seems the mob at Ayodhya chanted “Patrakar Murdabad” or “Death to … Continue reading

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