Bangalore

Bangalore

Bangalore is where I live, and work as a manufacturer of parts and systems for aerospace and military applications.
Mar
09
Bruno, Our Beagle (Now Renamed Luca)

Bruno, Our Beagle (Now Renamed Luca)

The yard was full of beagles of varying age; the seniormost was nine months old. The youngest had seen but 40 days. We’d gone there for him.
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Feb
02
Starbucks On 80-Feet Road

Starbucks On 80-Feet Road

Sitting at Starbucks, looking out, I'm pondering the limits and the durability of power.
2 min read
Oct
11
Experiencing Wabi-Sabi at The Oberoi, Bangalore

Experiencing Wabi-Sabi at The Oberoi, Bangalore

I wanted to ask her, looking into her ever-happy face and her gleaming eyes and at her sari, if she found me wabi-sabi after all these years.
2 min read
Aug
30
The Truths About Corona Are Fake And That Is The Truth

The Truths About Corona Are Fake And That Is The Truth

"We've hardly any corona," they said. "A fellow goes to the hospital with a fever. They throw him in a ward. They send him home in a few days. It's a scam."
3 min read
Jul
15
To BBMP of Bangalore, a Word of Appreciation

To BBMP of Bangalore, a Word of Appreciation

I’ve been visualising coming down with Covid as being in extremis, but — with these four, at least — that’s not the case.
2 min read
Jun
14
Not Feeling Pain for the Corona Victims

Not Feeling Pain for the Corona Victims

The daily figures of those fallen to corona look like scores in cricket — a game I understand but don't follow. I read the statistics without emotion.
3 min read
May
24
Lockdown: Mask to Taste, Damn the Distance

Lockdown: Mask to Taste, Damn the Distance

These actions are not going to erase the wrongs being done to people that deserve gratitude, not this pain. There's going to be a price to pay. It'll hurt.
4 min read
May
17
Businesses Might Open, With None to Man Them

Businesses Might Open, With None to Man Them

The migrants might come back to Bangalore, because one needs to make a living, but it would be interesting to see how we will regard one another in future.
2 min read
May
10
Some Fresh Wind In My Sail

Some Fresh Wind In My Sail

In fifty years, the Guardian says, temperatures in India would rank with Saharan Africa. My son would be eighty then. My grandson would be fifty-five.
3 min read
May
03
What's in a Name?

What's in a Name?

As regards Zuriberg, they say the owner used to be a doctor in Switzerland. And Maple up the street belongs to an elder who taught physics in North America.
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