I forgot his name. Very vaguely remember how he looked like..tall bald and well built. My first Inbound client , someone from
We had to pick him up from his friend’s place in Vasant Kunj. Incidentally that was my first visit to Vasant Kunj area as well & what houses , what an area!!. I was impressed. My cabbie told me “ Madam you look nervous , don’t be and donot speak to me in hindi infront of him” Of course just out of the institute, there I was trying to remember those informal sessions about how to handle a foreigner , about the dos and donts etc etc. Anyway there he was standing in front of the gate. Ok so “ aaj ki shaam aap ke naam” I thought. That was a saturday evening.
During the whole drive from Vasant Kunj to Dilli Haat , we just shared some pleasantries. Once inside the Dilli Haat we discovered that a handicraft exhibition was going on. I bet my guest must be thinking “ Now this girl will make me buy some stuff I don’t need only to earn a big commission.” ( I could make that out from the way he was looking at the stalls and the over eager shopkeepers and then to me) But I only explained to him from which state the specific stall was and what was it all about. ( Of course had to ask the shopkeeper) He liked some stuff from the Orissa stall where the artist was himself there. He bought some things from him which I helped him to get a good bargain keeping mind the Indian artists interest also. Then my guest suddenly exclaimed “ Ah momos. I would like to taste some of those” I was surprised. Momos. Ok . We sat at the Manipur stall with Bryan Adam singing his alltime hit numbers and he had Vegetable momos because I forbade him to have non veg stuff . He had to leave for
The round of Dilli Haat was over. We dropped him back at Vasant Kunj . This time I , our cabbie who was also to take him to his
Even though he wasnt a Cowboy from M&B he was a wonderful person…My fisrt Inbound Guest..