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A Butterfly Called Happiness

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A zillion years ago, I was in a lockdown of my own. I had just moved to Bangalore and didn’t know my way around town. I didn’t know the local language, heck I couldn’t even understand the heavily accented Hindi that the shopkeepers and auto drivers used to speak. I had very little savings and …

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Romance at Baiyappanahalli

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As usual, I was stuck in traffic near the Baiyappanahalli Metro Station on my way to work today, when something unusual happened. The AC in my share cab, broke down. So, windows were rolled down, sleeves were rolled up, collar buttons were unbuttoned and frustrated sighs were heaved as we waited patiently in the traffic. …

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Lakme Red Coat: Looking Back

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Millions of years ago (or so it seems), when I was barely halfway through college, I used to desire one specific shade of Lakme lipstick. It was called Red Coat. I would secretly stare at the full, luscious lips of the model who used to smile at me from my desktop screen, the lipstick shining …

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