My father and I would talk about Robert Louis Stevenson, and my cousins didn’t know who this guy was, and I felt powerful. I had the power.
People need to ask themselves this question: do I need this? If people stop buying high-end luxury items, the low sale of a particular product or a particular range of items will reflect in the market, and this will prompt the company to shift the features of the product or try to develop new products.
Death hasn’t changed me as a person, but it has changed the way I look at things, and the way I see other people. I look at people and wonder if they will matter when I am at my deathbed.
In Bangalore, if I go to restaurants in the evening, most of them don’t serve South Indian food, and serve only North Indian. So they are forcing down the maida and roti on us. We are not roti-eaters, and we need our rice and rasam.