Man Without a Past

Memories, People, Places. And things one doesn't understand.


A contemplative George Bernard Shaw (Source: Wikimedia Commons).

The inimitable George Bernard Shaw once said, “My way of joking is to tell the truth. It’s the funniest joke in the world.” I live in India, a land caught between a golden past and an idyllic future. Where people constantly battle the present. And life swings from the sublime to the ridiculous. Sanity requires  a bit of self-deprecation and plain-speaking. This blog is an earnest attempt in that direction.


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