fellow passenger 2

The moment she entered the railway compartment, I knew there was something special about her. Her eyes sparkled at the sight of empty seats. She was travelling with her family, so first she ensured everyone was seated and then she took an empty seat next to me. It was her first train journey and the excitement reflected ...

me mumbaikar: #1

me mumbaikar: #1
Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul. ~ unknown   Here is my fellow mumbaikar, I mat him during one of my rickshaw rides. He came to Mumbai in search of work but didn’t get any opportunities. So he learnt to drive rickshaw and has been driving it since ...

Shoe Polish Boy 2

Recently I had been to Pune to attend wedding of one of my closest friends. Considering it was Sunday I had done my reservation well in advanced. I had my booking for InterCity Express, which leaves Pune at around 5: 54 pm. Since I reached early I decided to board the train as soon as ...

NO HORN PLEASE !!!

My house is very close to a famous school. There is a clear Traffic Sign for “No horn”, but in spite of that every morning I wake up with loud noise of car / rickshaw horns. On a narrow road when there is complete block everyone just loves to honk. I can’t understand this. You ...