Friday, July 16, 2010

japs, ocd's, monkey men - just another friday

The Japs to the rescue.

My ‘have I shut the front door and locked it’ OCD was reaching Al Burj heights.

Everyday I’d leave home and then start to fret. Is the door open? Did I close it? Maybe it’s open? Of course it’s open!

I was worried, either I’m becoming senile or Parsee.

Then my friend Bangkok Chic told me the Japs have a cure for it.

You shut the door. And then repeat thrice - I’ve shut the door. I’ve shut the door. I’ve shut the door.

It’s working just fine.

Except this morning, when I was at my second I’ve shut the door, I noticed my neighbour. I smiled and repeated the third, “I’ve shut the door” and she rushed into her house. With unnecessary haste I must add.

That apart, we have to take some clients out for dinner tonight. Two of them are okay. The third is an insufferable ass. He’s supposed to be the in-house creative guy at the client’s office, and the only thing creative about him is the way his hair grows out of his shirt and wraps itself around his neck like the clingy arm of a baby monkey.


Drinking with an enemy monkey. The things you have to do to make money.

Today is Friday, it is my day to live a simple life

Put on my make-up, dress up in colour

Maybe you might see me down here

Could you come along, bring me in

Could you come along, bring me in

Bring me in...

Friday by Goldspot hits the sweet spot always.


Mumbai Diva said...

OMG I have the 'have I shut the door' bit too. drove back 2 kms once just to check. honest.

also 'is the cooking gas knob shut'.

Tamanna Mishra said...

"and the only thing creative about him is the way his hair grows out of his shirt and wraps itself around his neck like the clingy arm of a baby monkey."

Ewww! That was some imagery! Ewwww! Reminded me of an asshole I used to know once. EWW EWWW EWWWWWW! How do you choose between a Salman Khan and an Anil Kapoor? But we are lucky.. There are men in between too. I know. I have "seen" it. *smug*


soin said...

wonder if anyone has are the flyers up fear like

Atrisa said...

OCDs, doncha just love em? I have an even number thing. It's positively annoying.

Goldspot "Friday" \m/

Anita :) said...

Oh I have this prob too...have I shut the door...have I turned off knowb of cooking gas...iron box...geyser? Oh have to check many times and then have 2 check again 2 make sure!
And the clingy arm of monkey...that was an awesome line :D
U always write stuff which most of your readers can relate to :) how cool.

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Eveline said...

Wow. That's quite an elaborate routine. I can't criticize too much, though, because I've got some OCD habits myself. They involve hand washing routines but are not really, well, crazy (at least I'd like to think so).

Dilshad said...

AGG, this is my first visit to your blog, and I am being immensely entertained! The "becoming Parsee" bit made me guffaw (I'm entitled)!

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