Monthly Archives: September 2009

An even more embarrassing moment

Some give speeches with their flies undone. Others wear mismatched socks. I perform lap dances on unsuspecting women using public transport. Inadvertently, of course. It happened when I was 17 and returning home from school, weighed down by a bag … Continue reading

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When Tony became Tara

Back in my Delhi University days, I used to do the rounds of college festivals, participating in the one event that I ever had any chances of winning — creative writing. At one such event, I registered with a girl … Continue reading

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India Blog Mela – August 2009

Suchitra Krishnamoorthi encounters the casting couch. Great Bong gives readers the lowdown on the Unputdownables. Silverine went for a shotgun wedding of the Goan kind. Mathew attends a hochzeit im Hamburg. Ramesh Srivats is blogging about happenings in Pigland. Kapil … Continue reading

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And Delhi’s favourite FM radio station is

The results are in. And the winner of the blog poll for Delhi’s best FM radio station is 93.5 FM. Red FM ‘Bajaate Raho’ is the flavour of the season, winning 38 percent of the votes polled on the blog. … Continue reading

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The mysterious old man

When I left for work this morning, an old man was standing outside my house. He smiled as I walked past and asked me where I was going. “Office”“And where is that?”“Connaught Place” Normally, most of my neighbours are strangers … Continue reading

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