Archive for November, 2008

Ammas and escalators

My mother is scared of escalators.

A septugenarian, and a conservative person in general, my mother doesnt take risks. She doesnt go anywhere alone by herself. (more…)

November 17, 2008 at 11:28 pm 2 comments

Boquets and Brickbats

Flower boquets were unheard of in George Town Chennai where I was raised in the 1960s, except for the ones that were used in weddings. (more…)

November 17, 2008 at 11:25 pm Leave a comment