Reborn - Part 5 (5th
staring at a blinking cursor offset by trips to the small lawn outside
the lab. Sometimes I treated myself to a candy bar and if I was in an
indulgent mood, a small box of glazed donuts...
Reborn - Part 4 (22nd August 2002)
with the idea of faking jet lag and getting out of dinner at my aunt's
house. I decide that coming up with a cure for rabies with a toothbrush,
a bottle of ink and an absent-minded iguana is more in the realm of possibility...
Reborn - Part 3 (15th August 2002)
seller's strident bell clashes horribly with the soothing sound of the
waves. I look longingly at his cart but can't get the rest of my body
to get up off the sand...
Reborn - Part 2 (8th August 2002)
holds the door open looking at me curiously while I trudge in dusty, sweaty
and competing with the Cheshire cat. She'd predicted that I couldn't take
the heat of an afternoon in Madras in May and as usual she was right...
Reborn - Part 1 (1st August 2002)
the boards was barely held in place by a single screw and dangled precariously
over a snoring bundle of rags topped by an oily head that could have ended
the fossil fuel shortage. A one-rupee ticket and you were Damocles for
a couple of hours...