The Journey Is Long (Part II)

   Pick a color. Any color and make it your favorite color for the year. Arbitrary is a good way to go. Put names of colors in a hat and pick one. Think in that color. Dream in it. For one year at which point it expires and you have to pick another color. It will be like a semi-permanent tattoo, worn everywhere, shed in a year. Change it on your birthday, or New Year's Day. Avoid brown. Let your selected shade or tone or spectrum item be there for you when high emotions threaten to overwhelm you. Orange intrudes ...
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The Journey Is Long

Instead of poetry, some prose Daily bread. A simple concept, but not a reality for far too many humans on the planet. Clean water; another item taken as a given when daily thousands wake up faced with walking miles to get as much as can be carried. I just read that the 2018 Nobel Prize in Economics goes to two scientist who posit that the price should be raised on high carbon items. It is not a popular idea, after taxes, shipping and handling, human resource costs, plant, and payment for acquisition or cost of producing the item for sale, ...
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About victims and victors

On Organisational behavior About victims and victors  This article tries to write the stories of many skilled workforce who died silent deaths in the hands of groups catapulted as ‘everybody’. The ones included in this, are most of the times powerful people playing the victim card. Since they have the number with them, organizations give the so-called ‘bad apples’ a royal ignore. The only fault these bad apples have is that they have less of interpersonal skills or life skills, so to speak. The definition of life skills, as it is seen in application is very frustrating, it shifts largely ...
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Someone has to ring the bell

"I may not agree with what you say, but I will defend to death your right to say it." Voltaire Since a long time, I thought it’d be unfair to draw such comparisons. How can one compare patterns of social behavior of terrorists with that of the organisations. However, owing to information I have, I think it is sadly time I wear this black hat, especially since no one wants to be the bad apple. The intent of this article is to project a picture that may be frightening, even scary…and if possible, (if at all) to bring about a ...
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Vishal Morjaria – A Guide You Can Rely Upon

If you have ever been in touch with Vishal Morjaria, you know it very well that he is someone that you can trust ...
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The holocaust of Britain

Shashi Tharoor in conversation with Anita Anand, BBC on his book An Era of Darkness. Enjoy listening by clicking here Nothing much has changed as far as eyes can see. The wisdom is to be watchful on words used. But I guess in the absence of willingness to cleanse the mind from ethnocentrism, everything becomes ornamental and plastic at the same time; therefore, 'now' it is too late ...
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The reluctant benefit tourist.

This is a part of my life which I was reluctant to accept initially to come to the UK,having been forced to come  as a POW. I wrote this piece many years ago and just came across it again ...
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Passing by:

Looking at my life am I passing my life away or is my life passing me by? Is life passing me by? This is when I look toward the sky. Throughout my life mental ill - health has been a problem. A problem shared is a problem halved they say. Come along to Mental Health Matters well being club;said interested friends. That was four years ago; what a life - line they are, such a helpful friend. Writing poetry, prose and art are my favourite past-times: And what a haven they are for the mental ill-health I suffer from. Life ...
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Mental Sojourn:

How true it is that a physical wound heals faster than an injured mind. Recently broke my wrist it took six weeks to heal. My mental ill-health continues to drain my health, you'll find. Masking moments of dispare and confusion. Why was I born so afflicted? Some answer amidst all the confusion depicted. How creative my mind can be and so devastating; Destructively, crushing and destroying thoughts at will. Trashing ideas:so harmful, some are like being addicted. Maybe it's time to take my medication and swallow a pill. Time to let some ideas take hold. Thinking instead of reaction to ...
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A Brief Encounter.

An account of a very strange occurrence. I picked up the phone to be informed that my late wife's wedding ring was now ready for collection.It had been re-sized to fit my finger.I was going to keep my promise to wear it . When I looked out of the window I could see that it was going to be another one of  those wet, windy days,and I decided to leave the visit to the Jewell for another time. While doing my chores my mind kept nagging that I should go and collect the ring today.It kept bothering me until I ...
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