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How my Saturdays changed...

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Last Saturday when I was waiting for my hubby to arrive home for lunch, I saw this child cycling away, back and forth in our campus now this is clearly an outsider, maybe there is no place near his home so he's playing about in the hot sunny afternoon when everyone is asleep.
Just then it teleported me to my childhood days, Saturdays meant fun and lots of playtime. we used to play the whole afternoons and during summer vacations the whole days, we would only go home to have water or loo breaks and of course to dress up scratches and wounds! Ice boys, seven stones, carrom on the corridor, cards on the terrace and many more....
A little up the ladder, Saturdays where cycling days, we would rent by the hour and sometimes wait for two hours to get that cycle. 
The beginning of my teen years was spent in the race to have long thick hair and spent my time in oiling and other such treatment and long baths...
When in tenth and twelveth class Saturdays meant special class in school... ph…