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‘Seat’ selfish

February 23, 2014 by


Vikram is one among the first few people to board his office bus daily. Without missing a single day, he sits in the front most seat, which is free…a location usually otherwise occupied by his female colleagues. It was strange to see him sit in the front when all the other men usually run to […]

Not an odyssey!

December 16, 2013 by


A few years ago, I went to this Odyssey outlet in Chennai along with a friend of mine. Those days, you don’t go to an outlet like Odyssey looking for something, but instead you spend some time there and end up buying something. We both looked like normal blokes in not so expensive attire. Once […]

The more the trouble..

December 14, 2013 by


Madhav was sitting near his ailing son Shiva. Shiva had suffered a serious fire injury and was in the bed. He had just joined his new job and was getting ready for a marriage, but this seemed too unfortunate for Shiva. He had lost all his confidence and was depressed. He was not able to […]

Why me…Why ME?

December 10, 2013 by


Shyam was irritated. For the last six months he had been facing only failures, downfalls, upset and loss. He had not got a good job for quite some time..his business drowned. As always he went to his grandpa Madhav and shared his worries. Madhav said “Let me ask you few things”. “Do you remember that […]

Ticket less travel

August 26, 2013 by


I traveled from Kodambakkam to Guindy a few days ago. I was to be picked up by a friend of mine at Guindy by 4.30 PM. Unfortunately, I reached Guindy station by 4 pm itself and I had 30 minutes to kill. Instead of standing outside the station, I occupied one of the chairs on […]

He came up with my idea!

August 17, 2013 by


I know a person who was participating in a content on ‘tall tales’. He asked me for some suggestions. I told him a tall tale that I had made up based on some conversations with another friend of mine. He liked the tale, he made some modifications to it and went on to win the […]

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 […]