Category Archives: Growing Up

The ARK I Knew

It has been almost a month since I heard the news, but it is still hard to believe that ARK (Atheeq-ur-Rahman Khan) is no more. August 2001 – My life had just taken a new turn. I had left all … Continue reading

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The Rendezvous

They say marriages are made in heaven. If yes, heaven for me will always be a small ice cream parlour in a crowded shopping mall in my home town Thalasserry. Like any normal young male in the “marriageable” age, I … Continue reading

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“Ana Mahandhis”

No its not Malayalam, nor Hindi or Tamil (the 3 main languages you can connect me to and definitely not English). Its Arabic and it means “I’m an Engineer”. Remember those meaningless question grownups used to ask you as a … Continue reading

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“Tomorrow Is The First Day Of The Rest Of My Life”

“Having a bad start”.. “Things not working out right”.. “Made a bad choice”.. “Should have been more strong”.. “Will do it better next time”.. The list goes on… And these are not what people around me has noted, but what … Continue reading

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