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The Passing of Adrienne Rich

Adrienne Rich died from complications related to rheumatoid arthritis which she had suffered from all her adult life. She was 82 when she passed away last Tuesday. Purported to be one of the most widely read poets of the latter half of last century, her work was marked by its true blue support for feminism.… Keep Reading

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Pepper Spray and the Police State

This macabre image by Louise Macabitas has brought to us an event that has triggered off a massive knee jerk response in what is considered to be one of the most moderate police force in one of the most free nations of the world.   The casual stance with which the police officer is spraying… Keep Reading

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So What If Peter Roebuck WAS Gay?

I logged in to check if I had any comments or mails to moderate or reply to and I was hugely shocked to see this on the stats tab of the blog: Initially I had thought that the spike of visits was because of this post I wrote about my experience of the AIIMS PGMEE… Keep Reading

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52 Hertz: Loneliness, No More!

I was reminded of this story that I had read in the NY Times an age ago. its about a whale that meanders the waters of the world, all alone. Unlike others of his ilk, this whale has been uniquely disadvantaged. Here is what one desperately touched blogger had to say about it: Unlike all… Keep Reading

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The Diaspora Dilemma

Foreword: Well, those of my readers who do not know me personally (I am talking to you two there, thanks for coming to read it!) will not be able to understand where this foreword is coming from, but it is meant for a person who is very close to my heart. One of my best… Keep Reading

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Anesthetists’ Hymn

Alright, with all the hate and fear and negative stuff going around for the last few days, I decided to can it. Come on folks, let’s move on already and let peace reign. And with that let me provide, for your entertainment, the Anesthetists’ Hymn, a parody of “Total Eclipse of the Heart” – a… Keep Reading

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I’m on Grand Rounds!

My first submission to the Grand Rounds, Vol 7, No. 47 has been accepted. It was hosted over at Dr. Edward Pullen’s blog. While I keep wondering why everyone mis-spells my name, I do not take an issue with respect to Dr. P because he has taken the trouble of giving a face to me… Keep Reading

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The Post Where I Finally Get Political

So I was discussing about the contents of this document forwarded to me by a mentor of mine and I was surprised when my friend suddenly said that she did not think that goold, ol’ materialistic me was so left leaning! That was when I realized that I had to get this post out there.… Keep Reading

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