Posts Tagged ‘MG Road’

Roses are red, and love is blue…

Ten years back, walking down MG road with my object of affection, I was suddenly accosted by this six-year old something with a bunch of roses in her tiny hands. What struck me immediately was her resemblance to the now-forgotten child star of the 80’s – baby Guddu. It is at such times you wonder how a little blessing from the heavens can make such a sea-change to where one can be – on the street selling roses or on the silver screen making oodles of money. (more…)

Hat Tricks

World’s youngest hat salesman

Talk about marketing gurus wearing many hats, here’s a promising young salesman with at least four, to start with. And he plays more than one key role – handling “product display, sales, finance and supply sourcing”. I found him catching up on the headlines outside the Deccan Herald office on MG Road.

The next time you’re out here, when it’s really, really hot, let’s hope you find this moving hat rack with an amiable smile. And let’s hope you don’t push a bargain in your favor – we don’t want to narrow down his profit margin, do we ?

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