Monthly Archives: August 2005

Smiley Brackets and Grumpy Brackets Peter Griffinis the inventor of the smiley bracket. (-:A smiley brackets something you can say with a smile:-) What about a grumpy bracket? 😦 I take pride to announce my invention the grumpy bracket. :-(A … Continue reading

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Something I posted on CaferatiDo we need to be better than the originals? A well reasoned article that is long overdue. Max you expounded on the theme well enough. We Indians want to be one better than the originals. Marxism … Continue reading

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This William Dalrymple’s historical book “White Mughals.”visit my website: http://www.johnwriter.com

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This is William Dalrymple author of “The White Mughals.”visit my website: http://www.johnwriter.com

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From this article in the Scotsman it is obvious that our own Englishman in residence William Dalrymple (link to whose site is given alongside) has Indian blood in him! Having worked in the Persian Gulf in a British multinational I … Continue reading

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After the deluge This flood is not unique to Bombay. Every year there is one or two days on which there is flooding and disruption of services. But the authorities never learn. The city planners were talking about converting Bombay … Continue reading

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The deluge and after…. The deluge is behind me, us rather. Some time ago, the tsunami struck the eastern coast of India. We, in Bombay even made jokes. Said, the tsunami can never strike Bombay, because it is a protected … Continue reading

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