Tag Archives: Indian family

“They won’t Remember you,” said Wifey.

“They won’t remember you,” quipped wifey when she saw me login to Facebook. “Who?” I asked, pretending that I hadn’t understood. Of course, I had. I’ve known her for close to fifteen years now, and for twelve of those, I’ve woken … Continue reading

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Stroll…Stroller…Road-roller!

Stroll? Hmmm. Stroll? I think I’m getting an idea. Stroll?…wait, I’ve got to switch on my computer! “Kya stroll te stroller da siyappa laga rakha hai?” (Why are you raising such a hue and cry about stroll and stroller?) Mom’s booming voice … Continue reading

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Wifey, I, and the Dog – Out on Bail Until December.

Mom and Dad went back three days ago. Before Leaving Noida We went to the station to see them off. Just wifey and I. The dog refused to go. All the time they were here she felt like a second-grade member … Continue reading

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An Indian Writer’s Writing Space.

My Writing Space? Did you say space? A real, physical place?! A place where a writer could sit in peace, contemplate, then spin a yarn that binds his readers?!! I have a writing desk with a computer and a comfortable … Continue reading

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Sumit khaak sambhal lega? Everybody Loves Raymond and Raymond Loves India.

Indian-ness is so in vogue these days that even Raymond and his salty-peppery family have gotten Indian Passports, through Star Plus. Raymond is now Sumit, who, as the Indian name of the program proclaims, will take care of everything. He’s … Continue reading

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Tattoos and the List of Tabooed Desires.

“I am going to the mall. Will be back in an hour,” I shouted through the door. It’s standard operating procedure. Before I leave the house, I must tell the ladies where I was going and how long I’d be gone. … Continue reading

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