Mall visits… Part 1

Visiting a mall is extremely entertaining. There are thousands of people around, which means there are a thousand different opportunities to observe human behavior and quirks. In one such visit recently, I came across once such incident. Now, I am not very good at any language other than English and my native, but actions speak louder than words. So all this is my take on the … Continue reading Mall visits… Part 1

Kids and the pressure cooker.

You know in the old days, (wow… I feel very old now) i.e. 10 years back kids used to play outside and used to beg for  more mins before coming home. I know I did. Life was simpler back then. You play for two hours everyday except Sundays and vacations, then study for a few hours and sleep soundly till you reach the high school. … Continue reading Kids and the pressure cooker.

We Dont need no, education

I was going home from work yesterday. TGIF in my mind, going over the infinite possible things not to do on the weekend while trying not to bump into any other vehicle. Now, I try to follow the traffic rules, which I  know, is unorthodox for a person living in Pune. (the city is full of notoriously traffic signal flouting maniacs). So during one such … Continue reading We Dont need no, education

“सुख” म्हणजे नक्की काय असतं? (आम्ही ‘कॅब’वाले…)

मे-जून चा साधारण अप्रेजल चा काळ. आज फायनल लेटर मिळणार होतं. सकाळपासून डोक्यात विचारांचा भुंगा कीणकीणत होता. वर्षभर जरा चांगलं  काम झालं होतं. चक्क टिम लीड कडून आणि म्यानेजर कडून फारच चांगले रेटिंग मिळाले होते…जे घडत नाही ते याची देही याची डोळा पाहिल्यामुळे डोळे फाटायची वेळ आली होती! तर आज काय होईल याचाच भुंगा डोक्यात रुंजी घालत होता. संध्याकाळी जेव्हा टीम लीड ने लेटर मोठा … Continue reading “सुख” म्हणजे नक्की काय असतं? (आम्ही ‘कॅब’वाले…)

आम्ही ‘कॅब’वाले…

वेळ साधारण सकाळची ३:३० – ४ ची …किंवा ११:३० – १२ ची …किंवा रात्री ७:३० – ८ चि… मोबाईल कर्कश्य आवाजात किणकिणतो…. पलीकडून, “…, हा … ह्याल्लो … अवधूत सर…. पिकअप आहे?”… इकडून मी…”हा…आहे. किती वाजे पर्यंत कॅब येइ… ” …तो पर्यंत पलीकडच्या धसमुसळ्या ट्रान्सपोर्ट वाल्या कोर्डीनेटरने फोन ठेवलेला (आदळलेला) असतो… शिफ्ट सकाळची (मॉर्निंग) किंवा रात्री ची (नाईट) असेल आणि झोपमोड झाली असेल तर दोन … Continue reading आम्ही ‘कॅब’वाले…

Why, oh Why ???

Greetings, I have the annoying habit of attending various musical programs in and around my house. Now you might be wondering why I state it as annoying, so before moving ahead, let me clarify. It is an annoying habit  because most often, I am not invited for these concerts.When People find that out, they tend to throw some frowns my way. Anyway, during one such … Continue reading Why, oh Why ???

IT’s escalations

Hello Reader, I work with a company which provides IT related services to customers all over the world. We have an operations call with our senior management, once a day, to give updates on the tasks completed during the day or ask any queries about the deliveries for any project. During the call, I observed that one of the teams always ended their update with … Continue reading IT’s escalations