The machines that interest me do not work on land. They work in either the Sea or the Sky. I have been collecting warplane models for some time. Recently an “aviation” store has also opened near my office, making money matters worse for me since the last time I got my salary, it was my
Month: August 2005
Michael has Just Learnt to Rock Bangalore
According to news going around, Danish Band, Michael Learns to Rock- more popularly known as MLTR, is due to perform in Bangalore on the 25th of September. The Band will also perform in Bombay. Romantic ballads of this band have been the prelude to Boyzone listening era of my life before I went on to
Test Cricket at Best
A cricket tournament involving India is going on but no match scheduled for the weekend. Thankfully. Because if there was one, my mind would have hung in balance. I can imagine one side of my brain not giving a damn to the cricket proceedings after witnessing the way we lost to New Zealand the other
Why do we blog?
According to Wikipedia, often, the word “blog” is used to describe an “online diary or journal”. Dwelling on this fact, In this post, I have tried to find the answer to this: what makes people blog? The most common form of blogging is maintaining an online journal. In fact, the whole idea of blogging revolves
Iqbal, coming up..
Nagesh Kukunoor is not a typical bollywood director. His work says it all. I absolutely loved his Teen Deewarein. I think it was a very well made film. Of course, if you attribute success to “commercial” success, his films may not touch that mark. But he has persisted with his directing style and I think
After a gap of almost 6 months, I finally broke my own best record for Intermediate level in Minesweeper. 26 Seconds, it is now. yay! :) And this was with a non-optical mouse- hard to handle but a firm grip and my fingers were numb with the AC on. Not the best conditions for minesweeper
Often during modernisation (or as the Maharashtra government calls “Shanghaisation”) of cities, age old practises and traditions come in the way. Examples are the pavement bookshops of Bombay and, as I just discovered, the hand rickshaw pullers of Calcutta. If the pavement bookshops in Bombay were making pedestrian paths too clumsy, the Calcutta rickshaw pullers