Friday, July 11, 2008

I miss...


Rains
– I miss everything that happens before the rain (the collective effort of all those clouds , the anticipation of it actually raining….and so on) and everything that happens during & after it actually rains (the sound, the smell, the visual, the craving for tea at that time…everything!!). Ohhhhh I miss it all so much.

Movie outings - I miss going to movies almost every weekend .No Hindi movies on big screen here

Driving - I haven’t and wouldn’t buy a car here. The parking situation scares me.

FM - without this, I have no way of knowing which new tracks I would want in my collection. I am not much of a fan of watching music videos on TV.

Shoe Shopping – Like any other girl, this used to be at least a monthly activity. In the last 6 months, I have only bought 2 pairs and that too with much effort. Its not that shoes aren’t available here, however the styles, the prices, the variety … its not the same!!

Head Massages – Apparently salons here don’t offer this. Inspite of the fact that going-to-a-salon is much higher frequency phenomenon here for women; the focus is mainly on look-good activities. I miss the feel-good services like a head massage(oil), an indulgent pedicure (a pedicure here essentially means spending ten minutes on the nails mainly…yes, that’s it! Arghhhhhhhhh!) and so on.

Rotis (home-made)- don’t get wheat flour here. I know it’s unbelievable but that’s how it is.
My cell phone’s ringing diarrohea (or diarrhea) I miss it,mostly on weekends. Sometimes the phone keeps lying in my handbag all through the weekend without me feeling the need to even look at it once during these two days. I miss talking to friends on the weekends.

15 comments:

I Walk Alone!!! said...

Is life so tough out there?

Paradox Phillic said...

@i walk alone - Life's mostly fine... but sometimes i do get these pangs... which is natural, i guess. Wouldnt u say??

Lalit Singh said...

some of these will be taken care of in india.. soon.

Paradox Phillic said...

@Lalit - Looking forward to that.
:)

I Walk Alone!!! said...

Yup I agree its quite natural. Hey nice to hear that you are heading back to India. Welcome home. :)

Paradox Phillic said...

@i walk alone - Yeah I am also looking forward to that.... but its still a long way to go... counting days till Oct.

I Walk Alone!!! said...

Thats isnt long. Yeah but the theory of relativity must be working right now ;)

Stop counting them. Try to enjoy each day as it comes and soon you would find yourself short of time to finish a lot of thigns before you head back home :)

Paradox Phillic said...

@i walk alone - Yup right.
Plus its a comforting thought that my mother would be joining me here for 2 months starting 3rd week of july....
yeayyy!!!

Quietly Amused said...

Many thanks... I keep thinking I'll write more but it hasn't happened in a while.

Paradox Phillic said...

@ Quietly amused - Maybe its time now. What say??

zombie said...

u know what yesterday after speaking to you I was really missing all those weekends when we used to have all girls bingeing sessions in clothes, shoes, bagsetc, late night movie shows and the slightly scared ride back alone on MG road..getting back home n calling each other etc!

Being married is not that much fun! :(

Paradox Phillic said...

@Zombie - I miss it too...... Going away from your friends is not that much fun either!!

Ragz said...

come back quickly!!!!

Paradox Phillic said...

@ragz - I will, eventually!

Kulsoom B. said...

Can't believe.

I too, wrote a similar post after a week I landed :)