Category Archives: We Indians!

The Boy Who Was Not Afraid Of Snakes.

My friend Kavitha had two sons, Raju and Premu.(All names changed.) Raju was getting into so many “situations” as a boy, that Kavitha  wonders how he grew up to manhood, without getting maimed or killed, by all his atrocious activities. … Continue reading

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A cute tale of a grandma and her grand daughter.

This is a story, one of my cousins told me. It is not even a story. More like an anecdote or a reminiscence.  She said: My grand daughter came running to me one day. “Grandma, draw a dog,” she said. I … Continue reading

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Can You Steal From Your Teacher?

Can you steal from your teacher? How despicable is that. My cousin lived in an apartment complex. There were about 45 apartments there. In one of the apartments there was a lady who was good at crochet, knitting, embroidery and … Continue reading

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Man Proposes And God Disposes

This is a true story of Hajarma, which makes you wonder at the vagaries of life. Hajarma’s husband had abandoned her when she was very young. She was not a rich woman. In fact she had no wealth except a … Continue reading

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How She Became Literally Speechless

  When you ask people in their sixties or seventies for some unforgettable event that happened in their lives or in their families, they don’t think for a long time. They always have a plethora of stories to tell you. … Continue reading

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You Should Learn How To Be Safe.

My father called me in an agitated mood one evening. He had been reading the evening newspaper. A man had been found murdered in his house. The house was in Madavaram, in Chennai, which happens to be my area also. … Continue reading

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The Lion Of Our Colony Is A Dear At Heart.

The Lion of our colony was a DEAR at heart. Our colony is perceptibly small and we are all, at least on nodding acquaintance with each other. Mr.Senthil our neighbour is young, energetic and a really large hearted person, jumping … Continue reading

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