Monthly Archives: December 2008

New Years Lists

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One of my favourite parts of New Years when I was a kid was the seemingly never-ending supply of lists.  Every newspaper had its own “Best of” list.  Each tv station ran its “Year End Show of Favourites.”  And, of …

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Happy Holidays

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I’ll be signing off for a few days, but I want to wish everyone the happiest of holidays and a peaceful and fulfilling New Year.  But just to be a bit different too, here’s a couple of my favourite holiday …

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Secondary Colours

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Anyone who has ever been in hospital knows that it’s the secondary stuff that gets you.  I have a dear friend who is presently battling leukemia, and with everything he is going through, it’s a terrible case of dry eye that …

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Back Home

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Hi everyone!  I’m back.  First, I want to thank everyone for all your kind wishes, good karma, lovely thoughts. It helped tremendously.  I’m happy to say that all the scary possibilities came to nought, and although I’m left with a …

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Planning Permission and the Meaning of Heroism

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A friend of mine sent me an amazing article which first appeared in Forbes. It describes an American banker’s ordeal of being trapped in The Taj Hotel during the Mumbai terrorist attacks. Please do read it here.  You won’t regret …

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