Biggest news of the last week is that we got admission for R in a good school in the city of Nizams. To answer the question many of you have asked, we'll be ultimately living in Hyderabad. The whole test/interview/admission thing is a whole different story that I will write about soon.
Now the next worry is to find a good place to stay. BTW, coming from Mumbai, rents in Hyderabad seem very reasonable. Just keeping my fingers crossed for finding the right place.
Before I forget, here are some thoughts from the top of my head:
- Still getting used to seeing celebrities (film stars and sportstars) endorsing everything imaginable - from designer watches and clothes to biscuits, ballpens and underwear!
- Can't understand why almost every commercial features kids, whether or not the product it's selling relates to kids. Insurance schemes, exterior paint and more, what do they have to do with children. It is so clear that ad agencies think most people can't resist cute kids. I beg to differ.
- The traffic! OMG! I don't think I'll ever get used to the chaos called traffic; though I know I will. But I'm still not sure that I'll ever be able to drive here.
- My 6-year-old is super excited about seeing 'street doggies', and 'COWS!' on the street.
I am just grateful that he is happy being here. Today he mentioned that our town in the US was 'boring' and that there are so many people to meet and play with here. Icing on the cake!