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Calm before the storm

It was a calm Monday evening and I saw an empty bus. My organisation informed us to work from home from the next day. It had been a while since I travelled by bus and I got inside when I saw that most of the seats were empty. I don’t know why I felt it was more hygienic to travel in a non-ac bus than a cab. I felt that I was living in some sort of a strange land for quite sometime where people jumped at the sound of a sneeze. Frankly I was tired of being afraid and wanted to be a bit normal.

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Timeless Love- Volume II

“Don’t go there Shaunak”, shouted Jhimli to her son. Shunak was going inside the new toy store- Hamley’s. Jhimli had already bought a couple of toys few days ago, not from Hamley’s, but nevertheless she bought him toys. Neil, her husband was browsing through few shirts from the nearby store. Jhimli took her son’s hand… Continue reading Timeless Love- Volume II

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Timeless love

“So what would it be like to be married?” my friend had asked me decades ago as we sat in our classroom, waiting for our Economics professor. I am not sure who said this but I truly believe - Youth is wasted on the young. Little did we know that our universe will be filled… Continue reading Timeless love

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  As I sat on the couch, I started typing a mail to my client. I thought of working at a coffee shop instead of spending time in my sterile office.  While couple of college kids walked by me, I concentrated on my email. Emails are a very important piece of communication today. Email decides… Continue reading Proxy