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Moustache

They had grown wonderfully without any intervention. Geometrically formed, fluffy and slightly brown & grey in colour. It looked like a piece of art. Should I trim or totally remove. I wondered. Finally with hesitation, i cleared the dust formation on … Continue reading

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Is anybody using it ?

They come in varied sizes and prices. Few appear fancy and would invite attention. Few could be held in pockets and some bulkier. With electronic age is somebody using the small notebooks that were storing addresses and phone numbers? Is … Continue reading

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Balanced and steady

 The college student was standing on the foot board of the bus. His right hand was holding the support above the steps.  His left hand was urgently texting something from his mobile. Surprisingly the bus was not crowded. It was … Continue reading

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Navarathri – Add on to the tradition

This year’s Navarathri has drawn to a close. Visitors are traditionally given betel leaves, nut, coconut, manjal and kumum. In the recent years, there are add on’s that are given along with the traditional gifts. Some preferential visitors get special gifts … Continue reading

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Guaranteed

Two wheeler drivers travelling in 100 feet road taramani are guaranteed for a free experience.  It is the experience as close as possible to a horse ride. . In fact some road stretches have been so wonderfully damaged that the … Continue reading

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Pure joy

It is sheer joy for children when they choose a playing medium that is not conventional. The shower has left behind a stagnant pool of small but fresh water.  Children decide to enjoy. They run in the water, wet their … Continue reading

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Sleeping place

The migrant labour decides to rest for the night. His bed is not cozy and comfortable big cot with a soothing mattress. He makes his simple bed in the hard cement floor of the car shed. An old and torn … Continue reading

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What do commuters face to get a ticket in Guindy station – Race course entrance?

I join the long queue that is waiting to get a ticket.. The crowd is moving at snail pace. All passengers have covered their nose to avoid the strong foul smell that emanates from a nearby place. Clinkering sound of bottles … Continue reading

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Will there be an e-platform ticket?

Indian railways allow passengers to travel with e-ticket. Will there be an e-platform ticket? Visitors to the station could just tell their telephone number in the counter and the platform ticket comes in the form of an SMS. What would … Continue reading

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Contentment and happiness

Brindavan express was on its last leg of the journey. One salesman of the pantry car has achieved his target. He has his own way to celebrate. He opens the coach door, put his empty tray aside and sits comfortably(safely) … Continue reading

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