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Talking of time warps…

I was at this TRULY bizarre meeting today. We get many of those in the course of our lives as chroniclers, but if it is indeed is the 5th of December 2009, then I managed to break into a time warp. There was this chap who was instructing teachers and principals of colleges on how to turn on a computer. I think that is when I passed out…

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Continuing on the same time theme, there is this really delightful experiment on at Facebook, I picked from Vani and Shyam. Tell me what your first memory of me is and that is sure to surprise me. It is amazing how it becomes like a touchscreen. A gentle touch and a cascade of memories open up…

They threw back nostalgia at me, my green vegetable dress at some second standard show, school games, the taste of a Bombay Halwa samosa, brought back the grim friendless desperation of my early years in a behemoth…

And, you get to hear so much you have had no clue about whatsoever…

It sure is fun, and largely complimentary, you should try it out sometime. If FB is anathema to you, try it on your blog…

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Give me 21, I say. I’m happy to remain in the 21-warp. Where would you rather be?
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An Osibisa concert tonight coming up! They were the first-ever foreign band to play in Chennai… No, I din’t go to the show then, but nothing to keep me from going for the second. Now for some lively Afro-rock!

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