Old-world charm by the roadside

On a busy stretch of road adjoining Loyola College in Nungambakkam, several makeshift shops dot the pavement. One of them boasts a set of gramophones, several antique-looking telephones and wall clocks, arranged on a set of newspapers. Customers mill around the glinting wares, with curious expressions on their faces. A plainly dressed, middle-aged man speaking … More Old-world charm by the roadside

Morse Man.

As the stooped, wrinkled old man sitting on the edge of the bed flips through the photo album in his hands, he squints his eyes, trying to recognize the pictures from his past. He comes across a photo of five young men, naval enlists, on the deck of a naval ship. He pauses, a wry … More Morse Man.