Well, the show started…
And that’s an unintended pun. :P
The phone calls started flowing in and I tried to answer as many calls as possible, but I did eventually lose out on a lot of them.
Then the sales team entered, with Vikram at the helm.
They brought me out into the conference room, where a cake had been set up, oops sorry, a huge chocolate cake, with lots of icing, cherries, the works…
I already had a hunch where some of it would end up.
I attempted a small thank-you speech, but failed miserable. I was too dazed to attempt anything. And so, I turned my attention towards the cake…
The knife sliced through, and with one wary hand to stop (or at least pause him from transferring the cake from its rightful position on the table to a new location, viz., my face) But his hand seemed to have a mind of its own…
After I had fed the cake to my Prog Head Kanchan, I turned to find the cake in my face.
Not all of it, just a huge chunk of it.
It tasted yum :)
And smelt yum, too! Heh heh.
(Some of it slid down my nostrils. Hence the statement)
Revenge!! I ran after my Prog Head and Producer, to ‘hug’ them. Diabolical of me, no? Heh heh.
The rest of the day was mostly a barrage of phone calls, well wishers, and so forth. A listener actually came to the studio with another cake. I was almost over-whelmed.
Rosh, Kanchan, Shubhra, Smita, all the jocks, my alter-ego Romesh (who is actually looking over my shoulder as I type this – yeah, I am doing it to placate him…) this has been the best budday I have had till date!! Thanks a ton!!
All the thanks in the world wouldn’t express how much I actually mean them…
A silver jubilee year, with such a golden start. What more could I have asked for!! :)
Oh and almost forgot. Here’s the link to those fotus…
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