Author Archives: Vaidy
Tweet She arrived at exactly 1 p.m., as they had agreed. At the large garment store on the ground floor of the shopping mall, she remembered him telling her. He had told her he would arrive a few minutes early, … Continue reading
Tweet When I came home from my visit to the British Council this time, I had (Ruth Rendell writing as) Barbara Vine’s The Chimney Sweeper’s Boy, which I was tempted to read first. Somehow, I was drawn to The Editor’s … Continue reading
Tweet It was still early hours, not Happy Hours though, and the bar was still and empty. Socrates led the pack, with a swagger that ill went with his sobriety, and a charm that was purely a figment of his … Continue reading
Tweet I have been a member of the British Council Library in Chennai for many years, except for a gap or two, of some months perhaps, when I had satisfied my reading requirements by subscribing to the services of a … Continue reading
Tweet Nowadays, punctuation is pathetic. With spelling, anything goes. Vocabulary of the average adult is abysmal. Who says? Me.
Tweet We had begun the hunt for sponsorship early, along with our effort towards other important areas of preparation. Gate-crashing for a great welcome Every day, we set out to meet as many corporate organizations as we could. Seldom fixing … Continue reading
Tweet Aki was mad. Had he been able to observe himself, he would have described himself as furious. And, truth to tell, Aki was not given to exaggeration. He was torn between an uncontrollable urge to work himself up to … Continue reading
Tweet Roaring Support from the Lions Lions Clubs International played a huge role in our tour, which was in a sense a sort of coincidence. Much before Ravi and I had thought of the tour, we were part of the … Continue reading
Tweet I want to be a genius. You can’t just wish for it to happen. Why not? You must work for it to happen. But I want to be a genius without work.
Tweet We completely wooed the officials of the Education Department of the Tamilnadu government in our very first meeting. All of them were very receptive and encouraging. Thereafter, every meeting took us closer to our goal of finding an alternative … Continue reading