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Against All Odds

November 25, 2013 by


I bask in old glories, as it is the only thing I can do now. After having seen so many generationsgrowing from cradle, childhood, adulthood to the twilight of their lives. Today I stand alone, myexistence is dependent on decisions and quarrels as to whether I should stay or be gone with good olddays. I […]

Nisha, Karthik, Priya and Abishek

October 23, 2013 by


15th October, 2012 Nisha: Hello Karthik why are you not agreeing for this? We both love each other and if we play the lovers role in this play it would be awesome. Imagine the chemistry that would come out. Karthik: No Nisha. Let Priya play the role. Not you. Nisha: karthik please explain why? Karthik: […]

Ratoncito Pérez, the tooth fairy!

October 18, 2013 by


The Jester traveled to Spain to be a part of the “Fiestas of San Fermin”, a bullfighting extravaganza that marks the beginning of the festivities. As it has always been, the Jester was in the middle of the children watching the proceedings. There cannot be a better view, thought the Jester – one of the […]

It’s all in the context

September 23, 2013 by


Last evening, I was watching the match between Chennai Super Kings and Titans on TV. My son, the moment he saw Chennai Super Kings, felt that it was IPL. Then, he looked at the attire of Titans and it didn’t look familiar to him. He asked me, “Why have they changed their dress while Chennai […]

An epic flight!

August 12, 2013 by


Last Thursday, I was traveling from Hyderabad to Chennai by 7.35 pm Spicejet flight. It was an ATR aircraft and as scheduled, we were asked to board the aircraft at 7.05 pm. Once we boarded the plane, we realized that the air conditioning is not functioning well. People were feeling a bit uncomfortable, however we […]

Circular Logic

August 10, 2013 by


One of my friends runs a civil contracts business. He had to source some parts from an electrical company called Schindler. Now Schindler in turn sourced parts from another company called Accentech, who were my friend’s client, and happened to be hammering him on price. After much to and fro, he could take it no […]

A Case of Mistaken Identity

August 7, 2013 by


The other day I was in the usual morning dash to office. Rushing through my daily ablutions, I accidentally mistook the shampoo for mouthwash, both bottles being similar in appearance. Literally frothing at the mouth, I swore to be more careful, no matter what the rush, as I hurriedly got rid of the bitter taste […]