Do it again: A Volvo Bus Ride in Bangalore

Revisiting an old story of a Volvo bus ride in Bangalore … So this happened today while returning from work. I boarded an airport Volvo. Airport Volvos have a strange warmth to them. People heading back home, or people visiting the city to meet their kids or parents or friends. There is always a sense of comfort in strangers that I have felt. I was … Continue reading Do it again: A Volvo Bus Ride in Bangalore

Not so socially distant, missing the vacay-cay-cay

The much anticipated annual holidays have given way to the infamous holy-lockdown-days. Instead of visiting a foreign(or foreign to your city limits) land and the side-effects of a “vacay-cay-cay”, like Commenting on how the locals are rather in shape despite feasting on the local bread that is high on gluten, Paying twice the amount on taxi fare that you usually would or could, Testing the … Continue reading Not so socially distant, missing the vacay-cay-cay

International Coffee Day 2018

Iced coffee is generally brewed hot and poured over ice and milk. Sometimes it is served with a scoop of ice cream. Cold coffee was a childhood staple – that version was more of a sweet shake. It was prepared with instant coffee and had a lot of milk and sugar. My family believed that children should not drink tea or coffee. It was when … Continue reading International Coffee Day 2018