Monthly Archives: August 2012

Pakkodas – Rightly packaged and attractively priced

They are not hot but sell hot. It has become everybody’s favorite during the lunch time. Attractively priced at 10 Rs, it is kept along with the regular lunch menu by the caterer. A packet might contain four to five … Continue reading

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Raw material for construction

Busy peak hour traffic snarl. Vehicles and its owners are impatient. Honk Honk. Give way I want to go fast. Eventually the traffic comes to a halt. Kalia the crow smoothly lands from nowhere in the road. He is not … Continue reading

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Why is he getting photographed?

He positions himself in front of the tall building and smiles. He adjusts his shirt, tilts his cap and hands over his mobile phone to his colleague. Everything around him indicates that he is in a jubilant mood.  Flashhhhhhhhh, his … Continue reading

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Rice Mill Street

I was puzzled to find a street named after Rice mill in Jaladampet(jaladiampet?) amidst mushrooming houses.  Jaladampet is a class one panchayath suburb, but fast developing area. The place around rice mill road is witnessing some rapid property development and developers seemed … Continue reading

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Sandwich

The girl urgently boards the bus. She must be on her way to college.  A cell call seizes her and at the same time conductor says “Ticket Ticket Where do you want to go?” She tilts her head to the … Continue reading

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Joy

West coast express is resting in Erode junction. The electric engine which pulled it rather harsh from Chennai is detached and coaches hope that the diesel engine that would pull it subsequently come late. They wished to have some additional … Continue reading

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Selling

West coast express is cruising in a steady speed. Small time vendors (some blind) are trying their best to sell their wares: Chinese made rubber cum sharpener, toys, magic books, ATM covers & Ground nuts. One common trait among them … Continue reading

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Almost

I am driving in moderate speed neither in the middle nor in the extreme left corner of the road. A desperately honking public transport bus behind me is increasing my anxiety. I look to the left side through my rear view … Continue reading

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Tomb in front of the house

Have you ever seen a tomb right in front of the house? Yes there is one for a tree. The calm by lane is lined with trees. One tree was geometrically placed in the middle of the compound. Some construction … Continue reading

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