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In praise of folly

Last week we had an in service day at work with various activities designed to further our professional and personal horizons, including a healthy eating workshop led by a nutritionist with “a light touch” and an “excellent delivery” in the words of some of the colleagues who attended it. 946 more words


The Price of a Paan - Lord Jagannatha and the Millionaire

The Price of a Paan

Lord Jagannatha and the Millionaire

A ruckus had been created among the Cooks and Servitors of Lord Jagannatha. Everyone was either speaking about it or hearing about it from someone else. 1,533 more words


Only the likes of Groupie Kapil Bhargava could do this

Read a very interesting story about Groupie Bhargava on another blog, Tarmak 007. A story which describes the man and is perhaps the most befitting memory of the man that we can carry of him. 22 more words

Memory Lane

Normal people

It’s pretty hard flying in from a leftist utopia and landing… here.

From a distance it’s so easy to pretend things are alright. Sure, my parents and sister aren’t so cool with the gay thing, but whatever, we’ll just talk about something else during obligatory phone calls. 461 more words

The Awkward Silence of Being Single

The last time I saw my grandma was a few months ago. She came down to my hometown with her oldest friend on a type of ‘girl holiday’, as an excuse to get away from my grandfather, who was apparently driving her crazy. 507 more words