Tag Archives: Chennai

Relocating.

My fellow 2 on 1 Friday blogger Shackman has recently relocated to California and I was inspired to suggest this topic by that move. Please go over to Shackman’s blog to see how he tackles the topic. My pre-marriage and … Continue reading

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Wow! What Memories!!

A few days ago I read this gruesome news item which led me to a long lost friend. The suburban railway station Chetpet mentioned in the report brought back memories of a friend with whom I had lost contact after … Continue reading

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A Unique Personality!

I have a high CQ. This often gets me into some interesting situations. Here is one incident that has zapped me. Some four months ago, I read a book review in one of the monthly magazines that I subscribe to. … Continue reading

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What is/was your favourite weekend getaway spot?

This is a difficult question to come up with a single answer for me. You will see why as you proceed reading this post. Pre Business School, way back in the early sixties, I was based in Chennai in Tamil … Continue reading

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The Philosopher School Teacher.

I don’t know whether I should be amused, disappointed or flattered. A young man from Chennai came to visit me last week, on a courtesy call as directed by his father who is a friend of mine. This young man … Continue reading

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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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