Trip to Turkey Day 1- The Law of Unintended Consequences #TurkishDelight


When app-based taxi operators Uber and Ola went on an indefinite strike across India, their objectives were:

  1. Higher commissions/earnings
  2. Better working conditions
  3. Enhanced benefits like regular employees, e.g. health insurance
  4. Sending us on an unplanned international trip

That last one doesn’t sound right, does it? But that’s exactly what it did. After all, the Law of Unintended Consequences exists for a reason.

Need proof before we believe you. Is that what I hear? OK, so here goes. As they say- Haath kangan ko aarsi kya, aur padhe-likhe ko faarsi kya (Loosely translated: The proof of the pudding is in the eating.)

It was midnight when my wife and I decided to live it up a little, and make an impromptu visit to the Chhastrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus to look at the historical old town and its gorgeous monuments in all their lit-up glory. This decision by itself was monumental for…

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At the age of 40, I decided to exit the corporate world, and enter the world of stories as a full-time writer. Wish me luck!
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