Category Archives: Everyday History

Retreats –What is the use of writing these down?

Retreats are a change of pace to re-think and re-visit the same things once more. While other persons on the trip made themselves busy with trying to catch up with the one-other-site to see I took some time off to … Continue reading

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Why a Reading Journal?

“The novelist is a poor imitation of the Creator God.” G.Lukacs There was a reason  for all this suffering. Ellie Weisel WHY A READING JOURNAL… Keeping these notes has helped shape many discussions with fellow-travelers over the years. I started … Continue reading

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On Tracking and Clubs

Write down all the moves, this will help improve your game..Tracking is key to improving in any aspect of life

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Ophir-to-Bassein: Some discussions from our Home Library

The marathons of adventure are to Himalayan peaks, to the Poles, and across the oceans Chris Bonnington-Quest for Adventure   Having a home library is a step different from being part of a public library. Over some discussions and readings, … Continue reading

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Selfish ?

Paul Theroux says in his book-Dark Star Safari that he despised the word- Retired- and equated it with surrender. On occasion of Canada 150, I spent some time reflecting on facets of Canadian life -through discussions with Seniors and reviewing my Reading Journal Continue reading

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Walks and conversations-Year end notes-2016

“The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.” Plutarch Was going through some walks, conversations, experiences of 2016. Here are some video journals with Himalaya Hitkar society, in Uttarakhand, Garhwal Himalayas, India. Mr.Sudhir … Continue reading

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Around Christmas 2016

Readings-Brother Lawrence-1666-That in the winter , seeing a tree stripped of its leaves, and considering that within a little time the leaves would be renewed and after that the flowers and fruit appear, he received a high view of the Providence and Power of God, which has never since been effaced from his soul. Continue reading

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