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Not a speck!

October 16, 2008 Leave a comment Go to comments

I stepped out of the bathroom at 7:42am, having just finished brushing. I hadn’t noticed it before. It had started raining. Now, though I don’t have a cycle, leaving the hostel at 7:45 for a class is perfectly normal, even during quizzes. But today, it was raining. And I had a quiz. I had no cycle.

I started on foot. When it rains, my head automatically bows down, as I find wet spectacles a big pain. So I try to prevent any single drop of rain from falling on the glasses. Today, it was not a heavy downpour, but it was not a drizzle either.

I decided to remove the glasses and kept them safely in my pocket before leaving. I had to walk till Humanities block. Near OAT, I met Hypo on cycle who agreed to ride me till HSB. He asked about my specs. I told him about the problem (we discussed about specs with wipers).

Metres away from exam hall, happy that I had managed to keep it dry, I took out the specs from my pocket. And there it was – in two pieces!

When you have an eyesight which is so weak that it can’t decipher text on a notebook till the notebook is 15 cm from the eye, staying without specs for a prolonged time is quite painful. And I had an exam which, in all probability, had already started.

I took the exam without specs, often bending so low into the paper that my nose touched it. It was an objective exam and I was counting on few people to help me. No way now.

After the exam, I had a class where there was a chance of me having to present a report. It was a random thing and fortunately, the prof didn’t pick our group. I had to endure three more classes. Between these, I tried riding a cycle without specs. It was not difficult but cool.  🙂

Now, some temporary repair has been done, thanks to Fevi Quick and tape and Chola. Let’s see how long this lasts. Too lazy to go out and get it repaied.

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  1. October 16, 2008 at 6:56 pm

    You looked some character today

  2. October 16, 2008 at 6:56 pm

    get lenses dude….

  3. October 16, 2008 at 6:57 pm

    Get your lazy ass off the chair and plz get your specks repaired.
    I am not putting lift this time if you topple over some stone 😛 😀

  4. Galib
    October 16, 2008 at 6:58 pm

    Poor Mamme!!

    You can get it repaired from a shop at taramani. He can do it in few hours.

  5. chola
    October 16, 2008 at 6:58 pm

    ye , Fevicol !! ka jodd hain tutega nahein .. 🙂

  6. October 16, 2008 at 7:15 pm

    So that’s why you were looking different today! And I was thinking you took bath or something. 😀

  7. Ranvah
    October 16, 2008 at 9:45 pm

    i agree to bachhi 😀
    surdaas ki aulaad 😀

  8. October 16, 2008 at 11:16 pm

    Surdas? Mamme … s se kya lena hai re tumko …
    isliye tu mujhe utha raha tha subha…. cycle ke liye…

  9. Ugri
    October 17, 2008 at 3:55 pm

    “Near OAT, I met Hypo on cycle who agreed to ride me till HSB…”

    LOL! So how was ride?

    😀 😀

    Nice post!

  10. October 17, 2008 at 4:43 pm

    @abhinav, ranvah: Still I could figure out the finger!

    @AHB: Naah, specs are better.

    @Anuj: As if you have a cycle! LOL!

    @Galib: Thanks!

    @chola: Toot gaya. 😦

    @Leela: No, I hadn’t taken bath. 😉

    @Moli: I was trying to wake you up for raincoat dude.

    @Ugri: LOL!! The ride was bumpy. 😛

  11. October 18, 2008 at 11:44 am

    Nice post. Even the discussions in the comments would make a great post…

    “Chola :ye , Fevicol !! ka jodd hain tutega nahein ..
    You: Toot gaya 😦 ”

    lolz.

  12. October 19, 2008 at 4:22 am

    @SiM: 🙂

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