Tag Archives: Traffic

Unexpected Civility

It was the evening rush hour, and the roads were choked. Tiny cars squeezed between larger sedans, creating new lanes where none existed. Motorbikes waited hungrily for the traffic signal to turn, ready to pounce on the first opening to … Continue reading

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Big-hearted bullies

I pulled out of the building premises, waiting for a gap to merge into traffic. The road was packed, like a can of sardines. Cars, motorbikes and taxis were at a standstill. In front of me stood a big red … Continue reading

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Stolen snatches of childhood

The street kid knocked on the driver’s window on the car in front of me. The traffic light was red, and we were all his captives, if just for a few minutes. He wore Messi’s football jersey, in the Argentinian … Continue reading

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Traffic zen

Mumbai traffic is non-stop. The roads are overcrowded with bullies forcing their way in front of you. Peers drive on the wrong side of the road to get ahead fast, only to create a jam, as ongoing traffic stops them … Continue reading

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