Category Archives: School is Fun

She Saw The Genius In Him .

When I was in college all those years ago, I would spend my Saturday afternoons in my best friend’s house. Her mother whom I called Kasturi aunty, was a teacher in a school in Chennai, where we lived. Kasturi aunty … Continue reading

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Why The Ex-President Of My Country Talked To Me

When I think back on my school days one incident comes vividly to my mind. It was the time the ex-president of my country talked to me. The centenary celebrations of my school was being celebrated on a grand scale. … Continue reading

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Monkeys Do Not Like Gold And Cash.

Do monkeys like gold and cash? Apparently not! That proved lucky for one man and not so favourable for a few others. Hyroon’s father was a teacher in a village school. His village was set in the foothills of the Eastern Ghats … Continue reading

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Pots Of Money

As a young boy, my brother was always up to some mischief or the other. I remember the numerous times when he was at the receiving end of my dad’s wallops.  This incident is still fresh in my mind and … Continue reading

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You Don’t Always Kneel Down to Pray.

Have you witnessed your favorite teacher’s wedding? I have. And in what a way! When I was nine years old, I was in the fourth standard in a village school in Killyanur in South India. My class master was Susai Maria … Continue reading

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Why He Cried His Heart Out During The Farewell Speech

 It was a tearful farewell for this primary school boy. Or was it? In the school where I studied some years ago, boys were allowed only up to the fifth standard. After that they had to leave our school and … Continue reading

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Not Just A Mathematics Teacher.

Hating a certain subject doesn’t entirely depend upon the contents. It also depends upon who’s teaching you and how you are taught.  Usually people hate math. But I am not one of them. I love math. I shouldn’t really brag, … Continue reading

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