Thought for the day: Even monkeys fall from trees.
I feel like reminiscing about my first days in
The first thoughts of moving out of Baroda, came when my first company started asking me to think of moving to Mumbai, and, that made me think ‘If Mumbai, why not Dubai?’. As always, I only needed to think these thoughts and begin a job search and a friend called from
Again, things clicked as I wanted them to, and I was relieved from my Indian Co on 31st December, 2001. After a week’s break, I left for Mumbai and reached
I’d stayed in sharing accommodation only once, during my three month stay in
The next day, we went in a Dubai bus, which, to me( used as I was to Baroda’s buses of those days with their torn seats and love notes scribbled all over the backrests and also the klick-klicking conductor pulling the rope to ring a bell for the driver(once to stop the bus, twice to let it move)), was quite a unique experience. We entered, and I couldn’t see any conductor. It turned out that the driver would issue the ticket directly from the ticket dispenser. Inside, I couldn’t see any way to stop the bus, try as I did. Then, I saw some yellow buttons, between every two seats, and realized that’s what would stop it. More unique features of these buses some other time.:)
Next day morning, I got up feeling quite refreshed. We went down- right opposite, there was a Cafeteria(As there are, all over
The next day came the first bombshell- the Engineering Manager who had interviewed me on the phone, told me that these were his last 10 days and he would be handing over charge to me. Since the field was much more vast that what I was used to in
(Will post some pics, but later. Can't upload pics today, for some reason)
There’s so much more to reminisce about. Maybe I’ll continue some other time. The next post will be the Tag Austy’s been so kind enough to pass on to me!!!
Jokes for the day:
Jokes for the day:
A fat man is in the bathroom pe*ing. He complains 'I am so fat I can't see my ***'.
Guy next to him says "Why don't you diet?"
He replies, "Why, what color is it this time?"
A sergeant and two men from his platoon went to a tavern near the base one night. The sergeant asked an attractive army nurse to join him in a game of pool. The nurse said, "I would rather play with your privates."