Category Archives: personal

Sex and the Schoolboy

I looked up from my textbook. Harpreet, a gangly boy with a conspicuous red turban, was the only other student in the classroom. And he was talking to me. “Do you know where babies come from?”“What?”“How babies come into the … Continue reading

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Why Mom and Dad walked out of Plaza cinema 22 years ago

Back in 1985, Mom and Dad had just shifted to New Delhi. The capital’s hectic pace of life didn’t suit them at first and they looked for ways to maintain an umbilical link with their native state of Kerala. A … Continue reading

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Why Mom and Dad walked out of Plaza cinema 22 years ago

Back in 1985, Mom and Dad had just shifted to New Delhi. The capital’s hectic pace of life didn’t suit them at first and they looked for ways to maintain an umbilical link with their native state of Kerala. A … Continue reading

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Of Mumbai blasts and narrow escapes

The Indian Express has been regularly carrying accounts of people who lost their lives in the recent Mumbai blasts. But what of our Mumbai-based colleagues who regularly travel by the local trains? Fortunately, not one of them was on the … Continue reading

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