Grapefruit juice ~ what a refreshing drink

Being a tea and coffee person isn’t unusual nowadays. In fact most of us are craving that daily fix first thing in the morning. For me a hot steaming cup of tea starts my day, it wakes me up and helps me think clearly, if at all 🙂  And I am not much of a juice person, even though my favorite author Khushwant Singh once wrote that the best way to start a day was by having a glass of Grapefruit juice.

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The Beggar Brigade

If you travel the same route to office, five days a week, for almost three years, you tend to notice a lot of things. Things that otherwise may not be of much consequence, or might not appear to be important to you, but since we’re humans and wont to observe, feel and act, so this is what we do. There is for instance a certain deliberate inability in our drivers to not let the people on the road sides cross the road, irrespective of the fact that there is or isn’t a zebra crossing, a red light or an overhead bridge for the pedestrians. That urge to let the bystanders pass is almost non-existent. There is the greatest of race going on to jump the red light, utter confusion, overtaking from the wrong side etc etc. But that’s not what this post is about today. Today’s ramble is about the beggar brigade which has taken over the city roads and chowks by the destitute (presumably) who come in all shapes, sizes and sexes to say the least.

And so it happens that now I have come to identify almost all of them urchins that I see on my daily commute, come sunshine, rain or anything.

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Heart over Mind ;-)

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Don’t even know why I am making this post, and please don’t even ask me why, not by email, not through any other means, because IDK 🙂 perhaps this is what they call “Amad” in Urdu. So today I want to ramble about the two different kinds of people that I have come across in life. There are the ones that use their minds, and then there are those who make decisions based on what their hearts only. There might be other categories of them sapiens about whom I know not for I am no expert in the psychology of these social animals.

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