TheCalmDev (Dev J Haldar)

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Category Archives: Old Chronicles

Race To School

This year I’ve noticed a super-war erupting in “school-ware” for children. I was a new parent this time last year, and was busy with swaddles, diapers and drool. This year, … Continue reading

August 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pre Birthday Blues

Today is the first day of July. It got me smiling thinking of my son’s first birthday in another 21 days! How time has flown! That little bundle is now … Continue reading

July 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

3 Seconds of Fear

I made up my mind to para-glide when in Switzerland. It took a promotional video for me to take that decision. How difficult can running off a cliff be? So, … Continue reading

May 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Soul of Awadh, Heart of Dubai

I am a little skeptical when ‘desi’ (read Indian) restaurants in Dubai claim themselves to be ‘authentic’. The poor adjective has been as abused as french fries. Let’s face it, … Continue reading

April 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Do I Know You?

I have this terrible habit of forgetting. I forget incidents, and people. I have met many who have¬†commiserated¬†with me. They said that it happens to them ‘all the time’. So, … Continue reading

April 25, 2013 · 2 Comments

When the Earth Quaked

The sunny afternoon of the 16th, when Dubai shook as Iran trembled with a 7.8 magnitude quake, a lot many alarming and funny things came to the fore! More than … Continue reading

April 19, 2013 · 2 Comments
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