The firebrand that I used to be

I used to be one helluva firebrand. So of course my friends had to be people who enjoyed playing with fire. Once a guy friend forwarded a mail titled “Guys rules” to his entire address book with a comment “Now what?”. I took one look at it, started smoking at the ears and dashed off a retort marked “Reply all”. I got a lot of responses on that one. Came across it recently and it made me smile to think of the dragon-ess I used to be and my dear fire-handling friends who put up with all the burns that resulted.

Read below to see the mail that sparked me and my reply that followed:


About IdeaSmith

IdeaSmith is the digital doppelganger of Ramya Pandyan (intrepid train-traveller and frequent spouter of post-midnight rhymes and rants). As IdeaSmith she battles obscurity and slays boredom with her stories about men, books, digitalia and Mumbai. She performs live and also blogs, tweets, Instagrams, Facebooks, +G’s, Youtubes and Goodreads all as IdeaSmith. Ramya is a blogger, digital storyteller and spoken word performer. She also runs a forum for aspiring writers called Alphabet Sambar. Tweet-bomb her at @ideasmithy.

Posted on October 17, 2004, in Battle of the sexes, Hormone hangover. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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