Monthly Archives: January 2007

Am writing in the new ‘out of Beta’ Blogger. So, as they say, here goes. I have started watching television. Yes, Sharukh made me do that with the new look Kaun Banega Crorepati. He is sassy, has style, has humor, … Continue reading

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Review of CP Surendran’s "An Iron Harvest"

Poet and columnist CP Surendran’s debut novel “An Iron Harvest” is a living chronicle of how an industrially backward state took a leap into radical ideology of the industrial era (communism) to find itself slowly enmeshed in a seemingly unending … Continue reading

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Shilpa Shetty and Racism of Convenience

Here’s my take on the Shilpa Shetty-Channel 4-Jade (whatever) controversy. For one Shilpa knew very well what she was into, so the tears were, well, crocodile tears, bolstered nevertheless by a fat fee, fame, recognition around the world, etc. Come … Continue reading

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If you wish to hear some great guitar music, and great vocals! I am a great lover of guitar music (regret I couldn’t learn the instrument). Here is Annafree on her guitar with some great vocals. I like the tremendous … Continue reading

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Review of "The Inheritance of Loss" by Kiran Desai

Kiran Desai’s The Inheritance of Loss springs at you with the many-splendored colours of life in the North-Eastern part of India, Kalimpong to be exact. It is tragic, comic and a dark reminder of how insurgency, extremism is threatening to … Continue reading

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Epilogue – The End of the Journey

Cross posted from my blog: http://johnpmathew.blogspot.com So final isn’t final anymore. I have decided to extend my impressions of Delhi in a blog diary. How does it sound? Web log diary? Not nice, eh? But that’s it what I want … Continue reading

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Final Installment – Blogging on Delhi

Lots of things to write about Delhi, but don’t know where to begin. Wonderful friends met online become flesh and blood realities, Vijay, Rekha, Sairee, all disembodied names in the networked world become living persons, with personalities of their own. … Continue reading

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