Tagged: reflections

And so the story goes

vidya sury coffee with mi

Funny…and amazing how life goes on, Mi. It is 6 years now since Fe 8, 2010. For me the day dawned much like every day the past week – rather dull. I am hating the smell of turpentine, what with having to put ear drops four times a day. It...

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Playing it by ear

Vidya Sury Playing it by ear

When I told T I had a bleeding ear, she thought I was just being foul mouthed. Funny thing is, this time I actually meant it literally. As in 1 ear, bleeding. It is true what you used to say, Mi. Most times we bring on our own troubles. We...

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Moved

Coffee With Mi Vidya Sury

I advertised on a couple of sites to sell our washing machine and “bedset” as they call a cot and mattress, Mi. I am totally in the space-making mode now. Contrary to the belief that everything goes like “hot cakes” there, the enquiries were few and far between. Except one,...

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Four

four vidya sury

I had a hilarious time booking 4 taxis before actually having one arrive today, Mi. As exciting as it is to be able to just open an app and call a taxi, it isn’t always what it seems. A wait time of 5 min before booking usually transforms to 20...

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Coconuts

coconuts vidya sury

I was the proud recipient of five coconuts over the last two weeks, thanks to haldi kumkum for the festivals gone by, Mi. 5 wasn’t a big number to go donate to the ashram, like we used to, those days. I remembered how we’d collect 15-odd coconuts and go give...

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Bye-Bye

Vidya Sury Coffee With Mi Bye

One by one, our neighbors are saying goodbye, Mi. To the pigeons’ rule over their balconies. I am feeling a teeny bit envious because just two days back we scraped our balcony floor and filled a little bag with the proceeds. The paint is slowly wearing off thanks to the...

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Gorgeous

I have a slight obsession with peacocks, Mi. Ever since I saw the gorgeous bird calling out at all hours on Vidur’s campus, I became addicted to capturing them on camera. Not that I got many good photos – in fact, one day just as I got rather up close...

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