Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Rain...

I'm not sure I like the rain anymore.

Yesterday, I forgot to take my umbrella, had to take a trishaw to the flat and then got frickckin' wet anyway, because my neighbour had a lorry parked down the lane and the trishaw couldn't negotiate the last 100 yards home.

I was wearing a red saree.

I discovered that the afore mentioned saree is not colour-fast.

I ended up trailing pinkish streams of water all the way along the living room, past the pantry and into the bedroom.

In an absolutely foul mood, soaked through, I tear off the offending saree and dump it in the laundry basket... failing to notice that two of Darlings light coloured office shirts are in it.

Saree has been banished from wardrobe.

__________________

On the positive side, the flat is no longer like an oven when I get home from work.

And heavy rains means we get less admissions. Of course it does mean that those who do come are the dead-or-dying. Sigh. Oh yeah, it also means that those who don't have a dry place to sleep in also get admitted. So no real difference in number of admissions... :S

The hospital corridors flood too... and I always get paranoid about worm infections and take vermox "just in case". It's not very nice squelching along, with damp hem of saree sticking to ankles. The lift guy advised me to keep my umbrella up even when walking the corridors "because Nona, the roofs were built only to keep the sun out, not the rain".

Yup, I think that settles it. I don't like the rainy season.

8 comments:

Lady divine said...

I love it when it rains at night...
but now, with the mess that the rainy season is creating, I'm not soo sure I like it this way either....

and I can just imagine what it felt like with the saree incident...

im trying to picture the pink streams of water..:D:D:D

pissu perera said...

i second that, though for different reasons. i have exams coming up in a month for which i am completely unprepared. and whenever i sit down to study it starts raining. all i want to do then is to just get into bed, pull on my socks (yes, i sleep in socks :D) and go to sleep, which is pretty much what i've been doin all this time. sigh. so i don't like the rainy season at the moment either.

chaarmax said...

Atleast he's boxes were saved... I can't say the same :-(

Agni said...

aha on the Saree...

And interesting observation on the patients..

~ lo$t $oul ~ said...

ever tried singing - "rain rain go away lil angel with a pitchfork wants to get some work done n not ruin her darling office shirts"....

Jack Point said...

Don't curse the only the rain, curse the administrators who have failed, flooded roads, flooded hospitals - what are they doing with all the taxes they take?

Jack Point said...

but yes, the rain is a pain.

PooH ලියූ කවි... said...

An interesting note... :) , though the incident doesn't seem to be so nice.. Rain.. a common topic these days...
I dont like it either, sometimes.. well.. not at all, 2 go out when its raining, (except 4 the times that I'm totally "OUT")
but when I'm inside, love 2 watch and admire... hehe :D