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Tie Up Your Camels.

This is a story of how careless a person could be, which really shocked me. One day a relative of mine came to visit me. He had brought a bag, which he kept on the table in front of him. … Continue reading

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Do Parrots Have Feelings Too?

My cousin told me this story. Her tone, her expression, her concern when she was narrating it  made the tale so poignant for me, that I had to share it on my blog. But I don’t know if I can … Continue reading

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Paapa in Tamil Means Baby.

This happened a few years ago when we went to get a passport for my baby grand-daughter and renew the existing one of her mother. We reached well in time. Since my grand-daughter was a baby, they allowed an extra … Continue reading

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There Is No Crowing About It In Singapore.

It was the top floor of a hotel in Singapore. My friend K was in the swimming pool on the open terrace of that hotel. There was no one else at the pool and that did not deter him from … Continue reading

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The Ice Cream Seller Who Was Paid Forty Years Late.

Long ago, a little boy in school was distraught because his best friend Hameed (name changed) had been warned by his mother to keep away from him. Hameed’s mother had come to school and complained to the principal that she … Continue reading

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The Left Hand Does Not Know About The Right Hand.

Mr.N was born with the proverbial “silver spoon in his mouth.” But that was not what endeared him to many, especially the weaker sections of society. His heart was bigger than all his industries put together. For he was a … Continue reading

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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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