April 14, 2010

A New Place

This post is from a new place, a new computer and a new environment. There are no longer hills with vegetation, no cool breezes in the evenings, not every face I see, I can recognise, neither is there a feeling that ‘Yeah, I’ve been here forever!’ Not that I am complaining. Just that the air is so much more charged wih change – and more is coming, I know it; I can even feel it. I am now in a place where I grew up, which is so very different from the place I have been living in for these past seven years. Muscat, as i know it, will never…

March 27, 2010

Change is here to stay

And just when I thought that I was finally getting used to our hill campus, the city of Pune, the fact that one should not bother at all about anything happening at all in college, apart from the gossip of course! The day before, my road transporter friends from GATI came and picked up my suitcase, trunk, sack, shoe rack and 2 cartons which are labelled ‘Destination Gurgaon’ and another suitcase and Baba’s old wooden table, ‘Destination Kolkata’. Two crisp thousand rupee notes less from my wallet, my room and cupboard looking stripped, the happy thought of not having to lug a heavy bag to Muscat, and a deep sigh…