The Wooden Ruler

I remember just before my exams Appa made a rule. Every evening after returning from work, Appa chose a subject and asked me questions on the chapters I had studied. If I didn’t give answers, he hit me with a ‘wooden ruler’. I was scared of that ruler. Every time I saw that ruler, I…

My Appa

I have had some crazy fights with him, Thrown some silly tantrums, Questioned  him, Blamed  him, Some days, I have taken him for granted, I have ignored him, I have compared him, There are moments, Which I wish could come back, There are some words, Which I wish I could take back, As I matured,…

The Meeting

I rushed hurriedly towards the elevator after parking my car. I must have glanced at my watch for the twentieth time, just to be sure that I am on time for the meeting with the new Senior Manager of the Operations team. Just then I saw that the elevator was about to close. “Please wait”,…

My Role Model

Who is a role model…? Someone who does something, which you wish you could also do someday, or someone whose values, beliefs and behaviour you admire or someone whose mere presence itself makes a profound change in your life. If we have a closer look at our lives, we are surrounded by so many role…