Monthly Archives: April 2020

Drying up in Lockdown

Were there any warning signs in the sky? Any doomsday stars? Nothing. Instead, we were rather unshakeable in our belief, even in the last minute, that Vijayettan would rise up like Moses, wave his magic wand, part the ocean, deliver us across, as he continued to repeat: “Hear my words. Beverages are essential commodities. Bevco will stay.” We went rapturous.  We also had statistics behind our back that told us drinkers were veritable Atlases shouldering our weak economy. Proud we were. Who could put us down! “Thou shall lock down!” Ji said. And … Continue reading