End of an era. Stop. India scraps the telegram. Stop.

In years gone by, the arrival of a telegram could make the heart skip a beat or the stomach tighten. Was there terrible news of a son at war on foreign shores or a declaration of love from a suitor? A derelict name board for the Bangalore Telegraph office lies on the ground outside theContinue reading “End of an era. Stop. India scraps the telegram. Stop.”

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The end of an iconic era.Stop.Indian telegram ends in July.Stop.

A few years ago the sight of the postman at our doorstep with a telegram was enough to skip a beat or the tightening of the stomach. It was the bearer of both good and bad news. It could bring sorrow with the shattering news of a son/husband/father death or missing in action at warContinue reading “The end of an iconic era.Stop.Indian telegram ends in July.Stop.”

Time Magazine‘s Top 100 English-Speaking Novels Since 1923

I have been browsing through the net in search of some good reading lists,just something to feel inspired by. And luck would have it I found the following list courtesy: http://101books.net/the-list/. So join the wagon in any order you like and lets embark on this wonderful journey into the land of books. 1. The AdventuresContinue reading “Time Magazine‘s Top 100 English-Speaking Novels Since 1923”