GloMag GloMagDecember2018 - Page 271

Madhavi was not the one to give up; after all, her standing was at stake. Finally, after 18 minutes of negotiation, she clinched the deal. “18 dollars and the photo of the old woman for free,” Madhavi declared, her eyes shining as if she had just climbed Mount Kilimanjaro on stilts! I love going shopping with Madhavi. It offers tax-free entertainment and gives me loads of masala to indulge in leg pulling later. She shops for herself, the home and me. From shoelaces to other elements of sartorial elegance, every piece I wear has been bought by her. And that is the way it should be, since ours is a love marriage, and I believe her taste is better than mine! 271