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Writing by Vikram Karve from Pune India



Last Build Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:47:56 +0000

 



“Square Peg” in “Round Hole” – Humor in Uniformkarve

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:47:51 +0000

Humor in Uniform  “VIRUS” OF HONESTY Someone asked me: “How is it possible for an officer to remain honest in the all pervasive corrupt environment of today…?” I told him the story of an incorruptible officer I came across in the Navy – let us call him “J”. Dear Reader: Let me tell you the story of this […](image)


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For a Military Officer – Is Mental Robustness more important then Physical Fitness…?karve

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:34:46 +0000

MILITARY LEADERSHIP  OFFICER LIKE QUALITIES (OLQ) PHYSICAL FITNESS versus MENTAL ROBUSTNESS Musings of a Veteran By Vikram Karve  Link to my original post in my Blog Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: http://karvediat.blogspot.in/2016/09/military-leadership-qualities.html “ARTHRITIS” IN THE HEAD IS WORSE THAN ARTHRITIS IN THE KNEE In his autobiography  A SOLDIER’S STORY  General Omar Nelson Bradley (the renowned American General who […](image)


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Marriages in Uniform – Do Lady Officers Prefer to Marry their “Brother” Officers rather than Civilians…?karve

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 05:40:44 +0000

Link to my original post in my Blog Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: http://karvediat.blogspot.in/2017/04/do-defence-services-encourage-marriages.html Do the Defence Services encourage “Marriage in Uniform”…? Conversely Do the Defence Services discourage Marriage with Civilians…? Read this story and decide for yourself… STORY OF THE LADY NAVAL OFFICER WHO MARRIED A CIVILIAN (A Fictional Spoof By Vikram Karve) “A” was a […](image)


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Do You Want to Send Your Children to “Boarding School”karve

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 11:05:44 +0000

Link to my original post in my Blog Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: http://karvediat.blogspot.in/2017/04/a-small-girls-story-why-i-am-going-to.html DO YOU WANT TO SEND YOUR CHILDREN TO BOARDING SCHOOL…?  No small child likes to go to “Boarding School”. No parents would like to willingly send their children to “Boarding School” – especially at a young age. There is always […](image)


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Why does “Bad” always win over the “Good”…?karve

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 11:00:28 +0000

Link to my original post in my Blog Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve:  http://karvediat.blogspot.in/2017/04/the-good-bad-and-reverse-osmosis.html “BAD” TENDS TO PREVAIL OVER THE “GOOD”  There is a “Good” Boy – and – there is a “Bad” Boy. The two boys become friends. Which is more likely…? Will the “Bad” Boy become a “Good” Boy…? Or – […](image)


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Musings of a Veteran – Are You Ready for “Departure”…?karve

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 06:24:13 +0000

Link to my original post in my Blog Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: http://karvediat.blogspot.in/2017/04/are-you-ready-for-departure.html Are You Ready for “Departure”…?  A few days ago – I wrote a story called “ZEST FOR LIFE” – and posted it on my Blog. If you have read the story – and – you remember it – you can […](image)


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Unforgettable Characters I Met During My Wonderful Navy Days – The “Dapodi Engineer”karve

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 13:15:31 +0000

HUMOR IN UNIFORM – THE “DAPODI ENGINEER”  Link to my original post in my Blog Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: http://karvediat.blogspot.in/2017/04/the-dapodi-engineer-unforgettable.html Whenever I meet a Sapper Officer (from the Army Corps of Engineers) – I jokingly ask him if he is a “Dapodi Engineer” or a Genuine Engineer…? Recently – a Navy Veteran (erstwhile shipmate) introduced me to this son-in-law – a Major in the […](image)


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Zest for Livingkarve

Sun, 16 Apr 2017 09:28:56 +0000

ZEST FOR LIFE  Link to my original post in my Blog Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: http://karvediat.blogspot.in/2017/04/zest-for-life.html Musings on Life and Death By Vikram Karve Around 30 years ago – in the 1980’s – when I was travelling by the Deccan Queen – I was pleasantly surprised to see an uncle who was in the Army. […](image)


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The Girl at Lake Tekapokarve

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 11:37:44 +0000

THE GIRL AT LAKE TEKAPO (Spoiled Brat) – A Story by Vikram Karve Link to my original post titled SPOILED BRAT in my Blog Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: http://karvediat.blogspot.in/2017/04/spoiled-brat-story.html NB: The term “spoiled brat” is used to describe a child who is overindulged by their parents. And – as a consequence of the over-pampering and […](image)


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Humor in Uniform – “made-for-each-other couple” contestkarve

Sun, 02 Apr 2017 08:09:03 +0000

A recent conversation with a military wife reminded me of this hilarious “memoir” from my Vizag Navy Days – a story that happened around 30 years ago – sometime in the late 1980’s… Link to my original post in my Blog Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: http://karvediat.blogspot.in/2017/01/the-made-for-each-other-couple-contest.html THE “MADE-FOR-EACH-OTHER COUPLE” CONTEST A Fictional Spoof By Vikram Karve  Part 1 NOWA  SODA  […](image)


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