Monthly Archives: August 2006

Going a bit easy on the raves and rants!

Hey, am going a bit easy on the r and r, meaning raves and rants. Some rest and recuperation (r and r!) required on sundry health issues. Came down with a heavy bout of, don’t-know-what viral fever (that’s what the … Continue reading

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Jane Bhandari’s Detailed Reply on England’s Lake District

Here’s Poet Jane Bhandari’s detailed reply about England’s Lake District, where poet Wordsworth lived and wrote. Thanks, Jane! Dear John, A small village indeed. I had no idea that William’s grandson had lived here, or that he was a poet. Would … Continue reading

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Jane Bhandari is a poet who lives in Bombay and writes, edits, and lives poetry (after she was widowed and children are happily settled). I would like to live like her, alway full of vim and zest, and read ans … Continue reading

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Want to eat a chicken roll at Hitler’s Cross?

This seems too awkward for words. But a restaurant opened up close to my home named Hitler’s Cross. It seemed they didn’t get a better name to attract customers, so decided on the Nazi who killed six million innocent Jews. … Continue reading

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Order, order, in the house!

A visit to the Lok Sabha’s (the lower house’s) live telecast is uplifting, to me at least. I was surfing channels at home as I am between jobs – I change them once in a while, you see, for a … Continue reading

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Poor, poor, technical writers. This is the kind of work our ilk do!

Came across this article on this website. Must say the author (Joel Spolsky) has a sense of humor, don’t know how to classify it. But, do trust me this is what happens to technical writers in software companies. "When you … Continue reading

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In the kitchen…

Here’s what I found on Google Video when I was surfing for AR Rahman’s rendition of “Jana Gana Mana.” Look and see if there is a message here! And how can such videos be blatantly available on Google? Do comment!

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