They say that Variety is the Spice of Life and from our last post, it’s clear that marriage to Mr.B is all about variety! In fact, expecting the unexpected is practically a mantra in our house and I’m the only one chanting it!
After a long day at work and a delayed conference, I couldn’t wait to get home and have an early night. After entering the house, I commenced my usual ritual of hanging up my jacket, popping my bag on the bed and relieving my bladder. Pushing down the door handle, I reach for the pull cord to switch on the light when suddenly, I let out a loud shriek followed by ‘What The F*ck?’ Why you ask? Well imagine opening a door to a dark room and finding this;
Needless to say, I almost went to the toilet, on the spot! The story doesn't stop there as it seems to have become a permanent fixture in our daily activities!!!
RIDING IN THE BACK
TAKING A NAP
PASSED OUT AFTER A NIGHT ON THE PISS!
And what has my darling husband named this giant creature, who is now a part of our family?….Gui!
Marriage Tip No. 53: Nothing in life can prepare you for Marriage.
Welcome to our Gui-tastic Married Life!
About the author:
Born in Africa, Chandru grew up between Nigeria, India and the UK. With a Masters in International Business from the University of Westminster, he moved to New York where he worked as a Business Development Manager for three years. In 2002, he returned to Nigeria where he currently resides and runs a trading company. Chandru has been writing for Beyond Sindh (www.beyondsindh.com) since 2004 and has published numerous articles in the quarterly publication. His story entitled ‘The Love Letter' won the Mirage Book short story contest and was published in an anthology titled Inner Voices in January 2009. His short story ‘Zero’ is scheduled to be published in the anthology Indian Voices towards the end of 2010.
In December 2009, Chandru’s first novel, ‘The Journey of Om’ was published in India by Cedar Books.
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