Off off and away
The volunteer conference was held at the Bundelkhand Hotel in Orchha this year. Before I left Barmer to spend a few days in
On my way back to Barmer: I had arrived in
Mobiles and Police
I went home and put my stuff away and immediately went to the Vodaphone store see if my phone was cancelled. It was blocked and I was able to get a new phone and sim card for only 1,050 rupees with my same phone number. I took the information I needed about the old phone and went to the police station to report my missing phone. At the police station, four guys behind desks in a small room looked at me and wondered what to do with me. Finally, one guy got out two blank pieces of paper with a piece of carbon paper in-between. He put it in front of me and told me to write out my report. So I invented a Lost Mobile Report form and filled in my details and that of the phone. I didn’t mention it was taken in
I went to see the Sharma’s and they made me supper. And as usual they were not happy that I ate so little. I went home, turned on my AC and slept. Not only did I not feel like eating, my stomach was upset too. I tried to eat a banana and drink some water, but I couldn’t do more than that. Vishal came the next day with some lunch which I tried to eat, forcing myself, but only a little. I watched some movies (that I downloaded from others while at Bundelkhand) and slept. This morning (August 14) I’m feeling a lot better, although I still don’t feel hungry. So I went into the office to catch up on email, write this blog and wait for the power to come back on (it’s off from 8am to 12noon everyday) so I can get back to my AC once again and to sleep.
Nasrudin walked into a teahouse and declaimed, "The moon is more useful than the sun." "Why?", he was asked. "Because at night we need the light more."