…..'A sense of humour lends you poise, it gives you balance and it helps you to bend without breaking'…..

(HH Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda)

Meno'erwhelmed [men-oh-err-whelmed]; the state of being over-come and over-worked.

all are from Google images...of course!
Yes, dear Reader, this is proving to be a challenging week.  Instead of tailing off, the work load increased and we were also asked to now begin our sorting and plans for packing…  Have I mentioned how many books we've gathered over the two years? Or the educational and inspriational DVDs? Never mind the saris and shawls and the inevitable souvenirs...

Yours truly has been battling, physically, for a few months now, but this week it feels as if am wading through treacle.  Everything I tackle requires a couple of hours recovery time.  Having unloaded the contents of the wardrobe on Sunday, I have been sitting in a room which rather more resembles a dump; I've mentioned more than once the incredible dust conditions of Mumbai and finally that has taken its toll as I have been sneezing and had sore and itchy eyes all week, which adds further to the exhaustion. 

As for the 'arrangements'?  Well they are the typical 'left doesn't talk to right' mess that occurs round here.  In some respects the Indians win hands down for organisation and precision.  In others, ……………*<  Communication is an art which escapes some folks.  Sigh.

But it all comes together in the end.  (That is the mantra I am choosing to use for the interim.)

Anyway, it means I have not really been able to provide you with anything of any great worth this week - HAH! - as if I did previously!  Even less than usual though.

Well, some pretty pictures, maybe.  Thanks for sticking with me!


  1. Keep it coming. Will come and help you sort out. Not long now. I have come down with the flu again. Twice this year, I think it is from exhaustion. Take care my dear. Don't over do it. Lots of hugs.

  2. Hope it all comes together and feels less overwhelming soon. All the best, Gail.

  3. Hari OM
    Mahal - oh it'll be done by then...or else!!!!!&*< I repeat, you don't get 'flu' twice in a year. Colds maybe. But of course the world has forgetten that terminology because it wants to dramatise and aneasthetise, but don't get me on that tack again...

    Bertie and Gail - Hey there! Oh it will - it's just that adjustment having to be made in the head whilst still deep in top end study. The two halves are mutually opposed ... Once I get a couple of boxes sealed I will feel more in control again!

  4. It sounds like you've got more than enough on your plate even without blogging, Yam. First things first and you can always catch up when the pressure eases. Love the animal photos. :-)

  5. Hari OM
    Yes Ms P, it's "make do" posts this week... but it's fun trying to find the things to fill it with still!


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