Tarachand Lahoti was just like any other 50 year old. As a sugar merchant who was in the business for the last thirty years, Tarachand had built up a small...

Before you read any further, may I recommend you read Swine Flu and the Fellowship Dinner – I first and then return to explore this post. Dr. Dimple Minochha, fondle fondly called Dr. Dimpy by all of us, is the hospital radiologist (that is to say, her knowledge of the human body is understandably more than just skin deep). A youthful person of attractive features...

I have always been greatly impressed by the way doctors (the ones which are trained to treat humans) have conducted themselves in Hindi movies. Not only have they thrown their weight around with a certain degree of royal fervour, they have done the sensibilities of the audience a great deal of good by bouncing off a large number of hamming heroes/heroines on screen. Following...

Bald as the bare mountain tops are bald, with a baldness full of grandeur. – Matthew Arnold This one is straight from the horse’s mouth. Though it is certainly not that I can be called a horse by any stretch of imagination; what I mean to say is that my account on hair loss can be blindly trusted as coming from someone who has seen it all and silently…well…er……endured...

(That was a year ago) Image Source: English Whirled Wide An ‘ENGILISH’ teaching shop had opened uncomfortably close to where we live. Uncomfortably...

Mammaries: Milk secreting organs of the female species of any mammal, created by the Almighty with the sole purpose of nourishing the famished offsprings of the same (and offsprings and adults of a superior) species. Any other purported objective is purely imaginary, prejudiced, polluting and perfidious. Welfare: What beneficial accomplishment you execute unto yourself...

Dr. Phadnis and I are good friends. Rather on the same babe wavelength I’d say. We share many harmless interests, like coming to blows with each other while ordering coffee for Dr. Dimpy (Dimple) Minocha and things like that. Dr. Dimple is an asset for the hospital, but more on that later. In private, I call Phadnis ‘Faddu’. He doesn’t mind a bit....