Tag Archives: Bengaluru

Mr. Regret Iyer.

If that title intrigues you, rest assured that I am not joking. There is a gentleman in our Southern City of Bengaluru with that name. Even Wikipedia has a page on him. You can read all about him in this … Continue reading

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Blue Collar Vs White Collar.

It has not yet come to Vs in India. It is still peaceful coexistence, albeit with a subtext of unease. The Blue Collar population striving hard to get its children move up the social and economic ladder by sending them … Continue reading

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Theresa May In Temple.

Visiting Prime Minister of Britain, Theresa May visited Bengaluru’s famous Someshwar temple yesterday. What was most appealing to me was her wearing a sari to undertake the visit.

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Sabbatical II.

I had written on February 3, 2016 that I will be going to the South of India on a visit and so I did. I spent some quality time with my siblings and cousins and also caught up with another … 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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Nostalgia.

Thanks to the great efforts taken by a friend who was my colleague in a company in which I was employed 25 years ago, I attended a reunion yesterday of some more colleagues from the late sixties and seventies of … Continue reading

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Bucket List.

After I had seen The Bucket List, I have been talking to people about it and my own bucket list which is a work in progress. Since my father died last year however, I have been able to score off … Continue reading

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A Nostalgia Trip To Tirupur.

There are two towns that have developed a particular connection with me which keeps taking me back to them repeatedly. Bangalore, now known as Bengaluru and Tirupur. Last week, I had to visit both the places as I had to … Continue reading

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Revival Of The Whine Bar?

I live in a Co-operative Housing Society consisting of twelve flats (apartments, for my American friends). It is a nice cozy little society and all the residents are quite friendly with each other. All of us, except two have been … Continue reading

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Seat Belts.

I was recently in Bengaluru and was being driven around by my business associate there. As soon as I got into his passenger seat in the front, I put on the seat belt out of habit. In Pune it is … Continue reading

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