Tag Archives: Chennai

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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Why He Cried His Heart Out During The Farewell Speech

 It was a tearful farewell for this primary school boy. Or was it? In the school where I studied some years ago, boys were allowed only up to the fifth standard. After that they had to leave our school and … Continue reading

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Two Cute Stories – Ready Wit

A grandchild is a women’s delight. More so if the imp had the gift of the gab. My grandson though only four years old was quick with his retorts and repartees. Some of his instant replies have filled me with surprise … Continue reading

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