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, trying to recognize the faded pictures from his past. Coming across a photo of five young men – naval enlists – on the deck of a ship, a wry smile breaks out … More Morse Man.