Chini teekh hai?” I asked the maid after submitting to a rush of compassion and making ‘peshal nescoffee’ for her.

Achha hai. Bahut achha” said she genuinely.

Kafi garam hai, na?” I asked. Kafi hahaha! Indulging yourself in some private amusement creates multiple layers of joy in a moment and exponentially increases the joy quotient of life itself (Wow! Clap! Clap!).

Haan bahut badiya! Mummyji bhi kabhi itna sahi nahi banati. Aaj sahi mein chai bahut badiya hai!

“Huh?? Chai??? @%??@#%^#???”

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