Archu From The Archive, Personal

Calm Confession

Twenty-three is the prime of one’s life. For that matter, between twenty to thirty is when you are in the pink of your life. You would have long crossed dependent childhood, you would have lived thru incomprehensible adolescence and had just passed quarter life crisis. Going forward beyond thirty, you would be greeted with more challenges – marriage, family, job,…

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Remembering Mangalore

“Time flies” – one common phrase that almost each of us would have voiced out at some point of time. I was voicing it out once again inside my head as I reached Chennai Central Railway Station at 7 Pm on that Wednesday evening. I just realized that I was clad in a blue and white salwar, the very same…

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Archu From The Archive, Personal

Smile Please Celebrity

“Achhhhuuuuuuu” That was the hundredth time I was sneezing my pet name after a semi-sleepless night of continued sneezes. My bloated face, red nose and watery eyes proudly proclaimed the fact that I wasn’t keeping well. Common cold was not uncommon to me. I knew it was coming right from the moment I felt an itching in my inner throat…

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Daring The Don

“Mirror, Mirror on the wall! Who is the monkeist of them all?” I stared at my reflection for two precious minutes. Hair loose, hands on my hip, eyebrows raised and grin on my lip. Pleased with the pose, I nodded my head in acknowledgement, thank you!. Alright! I have a long tail. But I take my time, smell the surroundings…

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Archu From The Archive, Personal

Mobile Mania

9342171333 9886584631984302065098840—– (yet to be activated) These are a list of mobile numbers that I’ve used so far. Far is not really that far, just a year and a half. Until then, I was one among the mass who believed that mobile was an unnecessary expence, an inconvenience to carry around and a means for adolocents to get spoiled easily.…

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