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The Secret Only My Wife Doesn’t Know

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“Uru?” I literally jumped hearing the rumble in the air and caught the poet in the dusky light standing with his raised finger. I cowered in fear. ***   ***    ***    **** Time: Long long ago, perhaps in the hoary past thanks to my failing memory, a few people worked almost like brave warriors in the media field. Our Mission: To launch an International magazine from Kurup lane, near Ambalamukku. The leader: Sabin, my bosom friend. We had to bring out the first edition of our magazine. … Continue reading

Thank you mom for not sending me for MBA

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A smart, handsome teacher, Saritha mam is a wizard in solving problems in my college. Everyone loves her, respects her, makes way for her intelligence. The moment an issue pops up, her colleagues as well as students gather around her for advice. That’s routine. Call it Management skill. Though not an MBA graduate, she got it by birth, I could tell. Some people are just like that, they get born with the right faculty. Look at me, I was not. So … Continue reading

The Ghost of the Canary – Part 2

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The story, ‘The Ghost of the Canary‘ continues… I used to come home every weekend. But the following Sunday I got quite bored at home, and decided to get back to the lodge by an evening train. I wanted to see my friends and with them perhaps I could play more pranks upon the poor juniors, I thought. When I reached Kollam it was 10 O’ clock, night. Canary lodge was a kilometer away. I decided to hoof it through … Continue reading

The Ghost of the Canary – Part 1

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My students often ask me whether I believe in ghosts. Well, I had a few experiences. My friends who stayed with me in the Canary Lodge, Kollam two decades ago could never forget this blood-curdling incident that happened in our lives. Let me share with you the tingling that I still have in my spine.  “So where do you live?” I asked one of the young boys. He was about to answer, but then something happened. He stiffened, his eyes popped out, his … Continue reading