23 May, 2011

My poor Tirupur

I realise I'm feeling bad for Tirupur for the first time in my life. 24 years of my life I've had Tirupur a part of my permanent address and its going to remain forever. But to be honest, I travel 53kms to get chocolate chips and the kurtas of my choice.

There used to be this famous phrase 'If you learn to drive a car in Tirupur, you can pretty much drive anywhere.' Its true. Tirupur is filled wih so many industries which means a looott of out of station labour. Companies here provide two wheelers to all these people and they aren't plying - they are flying. Any No Entry is an entry. No U turn is a U turn. No left is Go left. No right is go right. Driving among all this needs 5 brains.

My mum and I went to the parlor today and to my astonishment there was NO traffic. A Monday! Dyeings have all been shut down and all - but I didn't expect that to make this place orderly. In the scorching heat, I almost fell in love with Tirupur!

Back to the grind

With the start of the academic year here, life is almost back to the grind. School is priority uno for both G boy and me. This year looks pr...