Reblogged from Neel Writes:
Of late, especially, and more so, since Sushma’s sudden death, the daily climb up the forested slope was proving to be quite tedious.
It wasn’t as if he had suddenly turned infirm or that his body had refused to obey the dictates of the mind.
On the contrary, for a septuagenarian leading a superannuated existence, John Albert Dayal, retired Eastern Railways Senior Superintendent, was doing pretty well, ever fit and agile, his six foot ramrod straight frame a source of much envy among neighbours less than half his age.
Hiking up the trail was something he had always looked forward to.
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