Tag Archives: Chennai

My Favourite Vehicle.

My favourite vehicle currently is an auto rickshaw. They are ubiquitous in Pune where I live and I can always get one just fifty meters away from my home. They take me to the most crowded parts of the city … 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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Comfort Zone.

There is an important family occasion happening in Chennai by the end of July and a number of my relatives from all over are gathering there. My initial idea when I received the summons was to combine the visit with … Continue reading

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Story 18. Robert And Anton.

In 1961 and 1962, I was in Hyderabad living a very interesting bachelor’s life with a steady girl friend and making enough money to have a better time than most of my age group youngsters were having. One of the … Continue reading

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Back In Action.

May you have the hindsight to know where you’ve been The foresight to know where you are going And the insight to know when you have gone too far. ~ Irish Blessing I now have the hindsight to know where … Continue reading

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Rains.

The Rains in India are the most looked forward to events every year. For a country with many festivals the anticipation level for the simple annual natural event takes precedence over all other celebrations as if the rains do not … Continue reading

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Travel Troubles

Welcome to the Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where twelve of us write on the same topic. Today‚Äôs topic has been chosen by Padmum. The ten other bloggers who write regularly are, in alphabetical order, Delirious, gaelikaa, Grannymar, Magpie, Maria SF, … Continue reading

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Changing India.

This is a guest post from my brother Arvind who resides at Chennai. “Power will go to rascals, rogues, freebooters. . . . All leaders will be of low caliber & men of straw. . . They’ll have sweet tongues … Continue reading

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