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Day: May 31, 2012

Another photo on the wall

Another photo on the wall

Several years ago hubby dear and I were visiting Chennai and staying with a dear family friend. Aunty S lived on the first floor of a small little house near T Nagar. As we sat on her over stuffed sofa , I couldn’t help but notice all her ancestors neatly lined on the walls staring down at us. Seeing my eyes dart upwards, she said“What to do, yeverybody dead. First my daddy died, then mummy, then uncle’s daddy and mummy….

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Closed for Business

Closed for Business

Today the streets are eerily emptyNot a taxi or bus to be seen.Today is quieter than a normal Sunday.A day of complete enforced rest.Today is a day of rest. Forced rest because the Goons-that-be decided that the Government-that-is should become the Government-that-ought-to-be i.e. for the people.Strikes are almost a thing of the past but since the Arab Spring uprising of last year, it has once again become fashionable to come onto the streets and protest. I remember growing up in the late 60’s…

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