Monthly Archives: December 2011

The flies

On a recent visit to Delhi, for a family event, it finally dawned on me just what I had been missing these past few months in Mumbai, and hadn’t even realised it till I was accosted in the metro that … Continue reading

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Compartmental Confusion

The best of intentions are often victims of perception and it’s really nobody’s fault that the next man has often got to carry the burden of the sinners before him. Not fair? Sure. Wanna sue? Go ahead, wimps. Because the … Continue reading

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Brain dead!

One correspondent Was very, very despondent As he could not buy a pendant For his female attendant As the rupee depreciated His thought, unappreciated He was in despair The relationship, beyond repair And so he decided In the FM he … Continue reading

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And god checked out

Mumbai truly is a global city – not only does it play host to people from all over the world, it even propitiates to two deities. The elephant headed Lord Ganesha, the harbinger of good fortune in any new venture and the … Continue reading

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Abandoned

What is it that propels us to go out on a limb for something we believe in? I don’t have the answers – like I mentioned in an earlier post, I don’t think or believe I am a man of … Continue reading

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A self-absorbed elite

Last evening, was at an event, held ostensibly to celebrate a somewhat tenuous connection between an icon of luxury and the country at large – a book about an edifice, that at the end of the day, is just another … Continue reading

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Desperados

The month: December. The dress: full-sleeved shirt with a thick full-sleeved jersey with the front zippered up to the neck. Or maybe a cardigan, or a jacket. Nothing odd about that, you would say, I’m sure. After all, it’s pretty … Continue reading

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