Category Archives: Customer Service

First Name.

I got two text messages from Amazon on my cellphone to the effect that a book that I had ordered had been delivered successfully. I had been at home and had not received any delivery from a courier and so … Continue reading

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Neighbours.

This is a photograph of a real driving school located just opposite to my residence and I see the owner/instructor every day as also some of his students on and off. A regular feature of this driving school is the … Continue reading

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Niche Marketing.

“A niche market is the subset of the market on which a specific product is focused. The market niche defines as the product features aimed at satisfying specific market needs, as well as the price range, production quality and the … Continue reading

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Ring Those Bells.

This week’s Friday LBC topic has been suggested by Lin who has already written the post well in advance. Her take on the subject is very different from what mine will be, due primarily to cultural differences. My earliest recollection … Continue reading

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It Pours!

My readers will know about the chaos that my home has been experiencing with the remodeling going on. There has been a lull as we have temporarily stopped the work, essentially to be done to the exterior and to fabricate … Continue reading

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Telephone Bills.

For the past many years my average monthly mobile telephone bill would be in the region of Rs.800.00 Many people that I know said that this was what they were paying too and so I had accepted that as part … Continue reading

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India Post.

Please click on the image for a larger resolution. That is the notice that I received after I had received a parcel from Amazon India. On checking back on some other orders, I found that this was the second time … Continue reading

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Travel Series VI.

Lin, the promised bonus post on the Travel Series. I had written this three years ago! “Gender Change. During my recent trips to the South of India, I had a couple of misadventures with the Indian Railways. To start with, … Continue reading

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Travel Series V.

Lin, I wrote this one too for the LBC over three years ago. The topic was suggested by Padmum. This gives more than just one incident and to that extent kind of sums up my travelling days and some of … Continue reading

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Facial.

During my recent visit to the barber for my monthly hair cut, he suggested that I go for a full facial treatment besides the upper body massage, which is my normal routine. I laughed at him and said that I … Continue reading

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