SHOPPING – MADHAVI’S OCD
My OCD is writing and my wife Madhavi’s is shopping.
Last year as we were walking down Hazratganj in Lucknow,
Madhavi saw a sign which galvanised her into instant
action: ‘Sari sale: up to 80% discount’.
I followed her into the huge shop. As soon as I entered I
saw sea of shoppers of the female variety unleashing a
virtual tsunami of physical and oral calisthenics. Like a
parched soul heading for the oasis, Madhavi dashed to the
counter behind which was emblazoned the legend: 80%