Category Archives: College Capers

My Book Has Been Published.

My book of short stories  named  Talk A Little, has been published.

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Why Ramesh always has a bald pate

Among my brother’s many boyhood friends, is one Ramesh whom everybody loves. He is a sweet person with always a smile and a friendly word for everyone. But there is another reason why he stands out among my brother’s friends. … Continue reading

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Train to Trouble.

  This gentleman man shares his story with us to create awareness among the youth about drugs and substance abuse. I shudder when I recollect this story even though it happened many years ago. I don’t want my name mentioned … Continue reading

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Before And After

Plastic surgery can enhance your looks. But can it make you smarter? We had a new student in college. He was from another city and he knew very few people in our class. In college we have this habit of … Continue reading

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The Bee In Spring

What happens when you give your professors nicknames and completely forget their original ones? What if you  remember them by just their appellations? When we were in college we had this habit of giving tag names or nicknames to our … Continue reading

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English – Vinglish

Our warden spoke English Vinglish . The result?  Gender Bender! In Bangalore close to the hospital where I did my post graduation there is  a youth hostel, kind of like a supervised lodging. Most of the student doctors, both girls … Continue reading

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Tongue Twisted at the University.

“A twister of twists once twisted a twist.
 And the twist that he twisted was a three-twisted twist.
 Now in twisting this twist, 
if a twist should untwist, 
would the twist that untwisted, untwist the twists?” That is a classic … Continue reading

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In College – Make Good Friends.

 Choose your friends wisely, for a man is known by the company he keeps. So is a woman. When I was in college in the 1970s, we had this girl Bavna (named changed) in our batch who was as beautiful … Continue reading

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The scent of a Class.

1976…PUC…. Ethiraj College. Warm pleasant memories of a fun filled year, come flooding into my mind. Our teacher was busy with the front-benchers from Tamil medium schools, who poor souls, were struggling with the sudden transition to an English Medium … Continue reading

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Student Attacked By An Elephant.

When I was doing my first year in college, I was attacked by an elephant. Not in my dreams. Not in my imagination. But in real life. It did not happen in a jungle nor did it happen in a … Continue reading

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