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The Course of Love

By Alain de Botton A friend of mine made me listen to a radio talk in Australia, and Alain was a guest then. He talked about relationships and mentioned about this book. I thought it was interesting, hence, I got … Continue reading

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Candide by Voltaire

R was talking about this story when he was in Dubai earlier this year. I didn’t know about it so, it prompted me to read this lit by Voltaire. It was a story about an overly optimistic Candide who loved … Continue reading

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Stories: Athens, Greece

This elderly couple was behind me while I was queuing to buy the entrance ticket to the Acropolis. Woman: Honey, thank you. Man: For what? Woman: For making this trip possible. Man: ahhhh (sounded like he was deeply touched)… I … Continue reading

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Detaching from technology, connecting with family

30 Apr to 2 May 2016 Since “my phone” was giving some sense of loneliness recently, I decided to travel home without bringing it with me. Four days without a phone or internet for that matter is long considering I’ve … Continue reading

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Ground Zero: Run for Humanity 2015 (10km)

10 October 2015 Due to intolerable PSI in Singapore, I haven’t been running outdoors for almost a month already. I failed to join the Yellow Ribbon Run three weeks ago for the same reason. I did practice indoors though. But … Continue reading

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Ajaya Epic of the Kaurava Clan Book 1: Roll of the Dice

by Anand Neelakantan My facination for the Ramayana and Mahabharata is still on-going. It started 2 (or 3) years back. Not only was I captivated by these epics, I was also mesmerized by the rawness of the country of their … Continue reading

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Introspection in and about Winnipeg

This trip made me think about my life and future. I guess, I will have to re-consider my options.  Things I loved about Winnipeg: (a) So much space. I can imagine me having my own pole studio there. (b) Friendly … Continue reading

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Isolated in that Dark Corner

My 11-year old patient just said “Dark is better. Corners are more peaceful” After, he, all of a sudden switched off the light in my room and hid himself behind the door of my sound-proofed booth. He ,sometimes, surprises me … Continue reading

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The Running Hour 2015: Run so Others Can (10km)

My second 10km event of the year. I have been running more regularly since last year, and gotta say, I feel that I have really improved a lot. My stamina and endurance is better and my legs’ tolerance to distance … Continue reading

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WELCOME TO HOLLAND by Emily Perl Kingsley. c1987 by Emily Perl Kingsley. All rights reserved I am often asked to describe the experience of raising a child with a disability – to try to help people who have not shared … Continue reading

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