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Swalpa adjust maadi

Want to live happily until 100 and beyond? Come to Bengaluru and learn the ultimate philosophy – “Swalpa adjust maadi”. (“please adjust a little”) The simple life philosophy of  #sillycon city. #sillyconCity (#100) Inspired by message from Putta (ಬ್ಯಾಲ ಪಿ)—Mohan Subramanyam set me up by publicly stating that he is waiting for ‘blockbuster’ for the 100th one. This was instantly seconded by Aashish Joshi and Raji Nayak. Jeez, this was serious! Having come to Bangalore…

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We have a yearly ritual in summer. This happens when the KRS dam becomes dry and river flow from Cauvery is constrained to the neighbouring state.  A bunch of senior folks from the centre take a big stick and measure the level of water in a remote place to appease the folks from two states. The rituals of sillycon city. #sillyconCity (#89)


The folks in our city are very green. After all we are the garden city. That is why we stick up a bunch of leaves/small branch to a broken down vehicle. That is why we dispose garbage anywhere for it composts. That is why we unzip anywhere to fertilise the soil.  The amazing folks of sillycon city. #sillyconCity (#87)


He lived in a rented house near his work place. He was happy. After many years of hard work, he built his dream house close by. He was very happy. Very soon he got a dream offer from another company. He switched. Then all he did was to dream in the bus to work and back. It was a long commute. Then he moved to a rented place closer to the new company. He still…

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