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“A wish unfulfilled”
Esha Madhavan can’t nudge her car into the ever-crowded Marina parking lot
WHAT WOMEN WANT - ASHA S. MENON
With the Potter-mania, there is magic in the air. If women had a wand, what would they work its magic at? We ask a few women where and how they would want magic to intervene, and make their life in the city better. Below are their spirited responses.
Make them regret
What annoys me is men relieving themselves on the street, with no consideration for other road users. If I had magic, such men would find themselves short of an organ.
Raising a stink
During the morning walks, you should walk briskly, confidently and enjoy the gently blowing breeze. But I am edgy on the road, and worry about accidentally spotting men relieving themselves on the roadsides. It is embarrassing and a horrible ...
Can’t turn a blind eye
It may sound evil, but if I had magic I would make thousands of pairs of eyes go blind. The pairs that stare at you when you walk, eat, shop, do anything, simply because you are a woman. Anyone who cannot see a woman as another human being, ...
Tit for tat
When I came to Chennai, I dreamt of a nice cosy place of my own. But I was disillusioned when I went searching for a flat. The moment people heard I was single, they hung up the phone on me, shut the door on my face or just said a stern ...
Drive them out
I drive a car. On the road, a woman driver is first seen as a woman (assumed bumbling through the road) and then, a driver. Once I had turned on my indicator and was turning to the left, when an auto-driver tried to overtake from the left (the ...
A balancing act
Tusshar Kapoor is keen to prove his versatility in the forthcoming film “Aggar”
Conflicts and couples
Who is better at resolving conflicts in family life – husband or wife? Sudha Umashankertalks to a few Chennai-ites
Small things matter in love. Here are some tips to keep your partner happy
THE MUSH REGISTER
I met the right girl on the first day of my undergraduate dental course. But I did not end up tying the knot with Ms. Ideal. My wife was also part of the same class. But with fifty students in the class, she was lost in the crowd. For the ...
Down, but never out
Failure does not mean the end of the world. You have to learn how to handle it — even in relationships, says Sheila Kumar
Catch up with Eric Clapton’s Cross Guitar Festival online
Fine and fashionable
A fine jewellery range was launched by Omega in the city
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