Small Pleasures

I love flowers. Most girls do. There is this lovely line in a beautiful Tamil song from the 1992 film Roja that I absolutely love… pen illaadha oorilae adi aan pooketpadhillai pen illadha oorilae kodidhaan poopooppadhillai (In a town without women, a man doesn’t ask for flowers… In a town without girls, flowers don’t even…