Category Archives: Grins and Smiles

PRAY – THE WORDPLAY

“Dad – TGIF!” “No honey, it’s SHIT.” “That’s not the way to speak to your princess. TGIF, Dad!” “No, princess. SHIT!” “TGIF – Thank God it’s Friday!” “SHIT – Sorry Honey, it’s Thursday!” Silence while the calendar on the smart phone was being checked. Anju doubled her attacks on Shen. “FOMO.” “YOLO.” “IMHO.” His faculties …

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FLYING CAREERS

“Damania Airlines serves free beer. Imagine that! Indian Airlines serves just coffee and cookies.” Nilesh emphasized the fact. FREE BEER! The fare between Goa and Mumbai (it was called Bombay in those days) was the same for all airlines. Indian Airlines RIP. I vowed to fly by Damania from then on. “They have exquisite air-hostesses. …

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FOR WHOM THE BILLS TOLL

Tick, tock. Pause. Tick, tock. Pause. The ceiling fan continued its Hamster Run stirring up a little air. Unlike stirring of intense anger, anxiety, agony in the minds of the family, breathing was laboured but silent. Only the clock continued its sermon. Shen looked from one serious face to another very serious face. He could …

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FIND A WAY OR FIND AN EXCUSE

Saturday! Yummy home-made afternoon lunch – Saanvi was at her best! After a week of eating cold, dry lunch of sandwiches, Shen relished the Saturday feast. After a satisfying burp or two, he pitched in with the usual clean-up in the kitchen and then proceeded to his favourite recliner chair. He had insisted on buying …

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