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It has been quite some time that I have started reading on the iPad and to say the least, it is very very convenient. Now my travel bags no longer get weighed down with the heavy books. It is all on the iPad. (Having said that, my weakness towards buying books has still not withered […]
One more year draws to a close, and this one I feel just went by too fast. I guess you get that feeling as the years pass by and there is so much you want to do, and just do not find time for it. New year’s eve has varied traditions across various cultures – […]
About two years back, on my way Home for Diwali, I picked up a book, on sheer impulse, at the airport. I just could not resist the out-of-the-box name of the book and the interesting blurb behind the book. The book is 31 by Upendra Namburi. The latest book by the author, 60 minutes is […]
One of my colleagues pointed me to this article where a celebrity was denied accommodation in Mumbai. It reminded me of my own troubles in finding a house. I have stayed in five cities in the last five plus years that I have been working, and have changed seven houses since then. Right since my early […]
Many years ago, in my early teens, I had bought a audio cassette of a movie. Yes, you heard it right. An audio cassette of a Hindi movie, with all the dialogues, back ground music and the songs. The complete movie without the video. It surprised me, making me wonder why anyone would listen to […]