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The Story Of How They Got Their Watch Back

Suja’s mother was in an irritated mood that morning. The woman who used to come everyday to sweep their yard had been absconding for a few days and the premises looked unkempt and messy. Guessing that the regular maid was … Continue reading

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Skeleton In The Well.

I must tell you about the time we employed some men to clean a well in our backyard. The work was abandoned even before it  started , because the hired help dug up our family secret. Never in all their … Continue reading

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My Pop Died.

When my friend’s daughter  joined a professional college, she made a few new friends. Since their classes started by 8 am every morning, the friends would ring each other up at around 6 am, kind of like a wake-up call, … Continue reading

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Shyam And His Woodpeckers.

Though my neighbour Shyam and I live in a large metropolis we are one of the few lucky ones to have our residences in a sylvan locality aptly named Aspiran Garden. Huge trees grow on either side of our colony … Continue reading

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A Surprising Coincidence.

I have always been a bibliophile and have a big cupboard full of books collected over many years to show for it. I really don’t have the heart to dispose them or to give them away to some  kindred soul. … Continue reading

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Is There Life After Death?

When my sons were in the primary school, I was a member of the ‘Parent-Teacher’ association. It was quite a friendly group of parents who got together with the teachers a few times a year and discussed school matters and … Continue reading

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This Is How We Got Married.

When  I was a young lad,  I fell in love with a girl and have remained besotted with her since then. Even to  this day, even though I am more than fifty years old. Luckily for me, she is my … Continue reading

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My Book Has Been Published.

My book of short stories  named  Talk A Little, has been published.

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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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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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