Yesterday, we decided to go for a movie and while booking, a fortunate mistake happened. Oh yes! Mistakes can be fortunate. 😉 We thought we had booked for the 12.45 PM show but when e reached the multiplex, we were told that our show was at 3.20 PM. I shudder to think what would have happened if it was the other way round.
We had to find a way to spend our time until 3.20 PM. For my sister and I, that is not a problem at all. We love going around the mall looking at all the shops. But since our parents were with us, that wasn’t a good idea. Since we had a list of things to buy, we decided to look around and see if we could get them at reasonable prices.
That was how we entered a showroom of ethnicity. It was mind-blowing! They had cute wall and door hangings, tiny painted wooden Ganesha idols, wooden kitchen set for children like the ones below.
100 Happy Days – Day 44
Happiness is buying something simply because you love it
Collecting gift items is my hobby. It means I will be owning beautiful things for a while and I will have handy gifts during emergencies. I regretted not going to this place earlier. They had lots of discounts for these cute ethnic gift pieces and also for clothes. After about a half an hour of loafing around the showroom, I came across a beautiful hanging candle stand.
Of course! It happens to be purple. The color, the oxidized metal borders all made it look rich. I don’t have a place to hang it yet. But, as my sister advised me, once in a while, luxuries don’t hurt. Specially if you get them for Rs. 200. 🙂 That was later. Much later. But in that showroom, I took around half an hour to decide whether or not to buy it.
Finally, I just shut my brains and went for it. I kept holding it close to me during lunch, during the movie and in the car. I have never behaved like this before but, I had taken a queer sort of liking towards it. It was in the car that I expressed my doubt about buying it. I loved the lamp, but I wondered whether it was a luxury. That was when my sister told me that it did not matter.
I have a strong feeling that this beauty will be playing a very important part in my life. It could be anything – by lighting up romance, by bringing forth a genie, by being a part of my book or maybe by breaking and making me weep. 😛