Category Archives: We Indians!
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
Muthu an agriculturist and his wife had fallen on dire straits because of lack of rains. People in Muthu’s village were seeking employment in the Middle East as contract labourers. Muthu who was forty years old, also did the … Continue reading
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
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
“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
Now times have changed, I think. But even about twenty years back, having a male heir to carry on their lineage was an obsession with us Indians. I hear stories from the older generation of how this obsession consumed … Continue reading