Category Archives: Vintage

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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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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All You Need Is Love.

Who does not like the super-duper hit Tamil movie named Bombay? In this film, a Muslim girl and a Hindu boy fall in love and marry against all parental opposition and attempt to live happily ever after. They have two … Continue reading

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I Think Of You Everyday My Friend.

Manoharan and Johnny were the best of friends. You cannot help forging the deepest of love and respect, when you had to march all the way from India to Burma during the Second World War. They were soldiers in the … Continue reading

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Lost And Found At The Airport

I lost my favorite jewelry at the airport, but luckily I got them back. I am 70 years old. I am just a frail old woman, who looks like your average grand mother. Hanky Panky is the last thing one … Continue reading

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What Is In A Name?

This young girl did not know whose name she was shouting out aloud in the  street. My mother was very young when she got engaged to my father, barely sixteen years old. At that time they were living in a … Continue reading

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Father Forgive Me.

Can you forgive your father if he deserts you for ten long years? This prodigal father finds that his child does not. My aunt whom we called  Mami was born after six boys. When she was a baby, her father, … Continue reading

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