Welcome to Halfpant memories

The author C.V.Rajan has a load of joyful, funny and eventful memories from his boyhood (between 1960-70) to share with you here.   His writings then got expanded to include various fresher memories from his adulthood too, covering some interesting  personalities he came across in his life, some funny anecdotes, some articles and musings and so on. These are now offered both in English and Tamil.

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Boyhood Memories

The Bharatanatyam dancer

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The Bharatanatyam dancer (My childhood nostalgia series - Chapter 12) Updated on November 5, 2014

Oh for a cup of coffee!

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My childhood nostalgia series - Chapter 3 Updated on November 12, 2014

A teacher who happened to be my father

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A teacher who happened to be my father - My Childhood nostalgia series - Chapter 10

My Crocodile Tears

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My Crocodile Tears - My Childhood Nostalgia Series - Chapter:14 Updated on November 12, 2014 Ah!...

The Young Bhagavathar’s flop show!

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- My Childhood nostalgia series - Chapter:5 Updated on November 5, 2014 The three bhagavatars! (Cartoon...

The sewing machine and the scissors

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Old Usha Sewing Machine

Thieves Strike the Village at Midnight

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Thieves Strike the Village at Midnight - My Childhood Nostalgia Series - Chapter:9 Updated on November 7, 2014

Whither the born drummer? A Mridhangam Vidhvan who never was

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My Childhood nostalgia series - Chapter 4 Updated on November 4, 2014 After issuing a post...

Father’s vegetable garden

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Humor - father's vegetable garden - My childhood nostalgia series - Chapter 1 "I spotted a pair of huge...

Grown-up Memories

The Design of a Logo – its role in branding and...

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It was the year 1992. The 34 year old Mechanical Engineer, an entrepreneur just starting his own design consultancy...

How sharp are your motherly instincts?

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Can you sense when your child is hungry or feeling sleepy? Can you differentiate the different cries of...

Turning Point in Life – How I Finally Ended up as...

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Caution 1: A long real-life story ahead! Caution 2: Some Engineering terminologies/ technologies are interwoven in the storyCaution 3:...

A teacher who happened to be my father

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A teacher who happened to be my father - My Childhood nostalgia series - Chapter 10

The haunting Malayalam melodies of G.Devarajan

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(Late) G.Devarajan My love affair with Malayalam film songs in general and Devarajan Master’s...

It rains because of such people

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Note: This article was originally written in Quora ref: https://www.quora.com/What-inspires-and-motivates-you-today/answer/C-V-Rajan-1After a gap of about 6 years, I visited my close relative couple...

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தமிழில் -- இளமைக்கால நினைவுகள்

என் எட்டாம் கிளாஸ் வகுப்பாசிரியர்

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கதையில் வராத பக்கங்கள் - 13 13.   என் எட்டாம் கிளாஸ் வகுப்பாசிரியர் அவர் என் எட்டாம் வகுப்பில் எனக்கு...

ஓட்டு வீட்டு வாழ்க்கை

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கதையில்  வராத பக்கங்கள் - 9 9.   ஓட்டு வீட்டு வாழ்க்கை! 12 வருடங்கள் ஒரு கிராமத்து வீட்டில் -...

கிட்டிப்புள் ஆட்டம்

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கதையில் வராத பக்கங்கள் - 23 23.  கிட்டிப்புள் ஆட்டம் எங்கள் கிராமத்துத் தெரு விளையாட்டுகளில் பம்பரம், கோலிக்குண்டு, , டயர்...

தமிழில் -- வளர்ந்த கால நினைவுகள்

தமிழில் -- இன்னும்... (கட்டுரைகள், சில மனிதர்கள், வேடிக்கையான நினைவுகள், கேள்வி பதில்கள்)