Category Archives: Sometimes Sad

Three Women Under The Doctor’s Scalpel

Definitely” said the doctor, “you have to have  hernia surgery done, immediately.” I panicked. “Really, doctor? Immediately?” “Yes. Sooner the better.” There was no turning back.  I was admitted in a private nursing home and my surgery was completed without … Continue reading

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Raja Gopal, the King of Anger.

When I was growing up in a large traditional household in Chennai city, my father employed a man to drive us to school. The driver was short, stocky and had a prominent moustache which he was in the habit of … Continue reading

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When Abramo Krishnan came to live in Tuticorin.

I must tell you the story of Abramo Krishnan” my cousin from Tuticorin told me excitedly, when I was telling her about my blog, Talkalittledo. “Abramo Krishnan? Seems a strange name.” I said, getting interested. Abramo was nine years old … Continue reading

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Is This A Miracle?

A few months ago, my sister ran into a friend who was an active member of a social service organisation.  Being my sister, she could not but help tell her about my blog Talkalittledo, where I post unique real-life stories of … Continue reading

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Your Life Can Change Completely In A Fraction Of A Second!

“The moving finger writes. Having writ moves on…Nor all thy tears wash out a word of it.” Poignant lines by Omar Khayyam! “Very true,” say my son and daughter in law. And here is why: My son and his family … Continue reading

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Your Life Is Not A Failure.

Do you sometimes think that your life is a failure? Is that really so? I met Sumathy akka after many years. She was not really my sister. I just called her akka or sister, out of respect. When I was … 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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