Monthly Archives: December 2007

A quick poll on reading, aw shucks, the absence of reading in trains

I like to do quick polls when I am travelling. On the way back from work today I did a quick poll of what people did on the train back from work. I may be wrong but earlier a lot … Continue reading

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Some Fun with Names!

The morning cuppa and a bit of conversation. A colleague mentioned how all those working for a company named Kale (black) were white or fair. Then followed a discussion about Maharashtrian names, almost as if out of the blue. There … Continue reading

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Benazir Bhutto is No More

So, Benazir Bhutto is dead, so is the hope of democracy in Pakistan. The gruesome death was no different from that of Rajiv Gandhi: public meeting, an explosion, a stampede, and dismembered, naked bodies lying on the streets. The grief, … Continue reading

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Why Are Christmases So Predictable?

I wonder why Christmas has been so predictable over the years. Frankly speaking I would love to go somewhere for Christmas, but it never happened. So we spent time at home, a few friends dropped in, we had cakes and … Continue reading

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Modi Wins Gujarat Election, What Next?

And he won… I mean Narendra Modi. And many parts of the country will weep as many other parts will rejoice. What our founding fathers had seen as a unique experiment of building a nation lies in tatters, its ideologies … Continue reading

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मैं जिसे चाहता हूँ वो चाहती है किसी और को !

This another joke from the below mentioned annual day. It’s so funny, I want to share it badly, or I will burst. The compere was such a zany and mad character and he kept an unending flow of jokes and … Continue reading

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Nach Baliye and an Annual Day

What’s up with the climate? It’s cold one day and warm the other day, and sometimes during the day it gets suddenly hot. The company annual day went very well. There was a dance show called “Nach Baliye” in the … Continue reading

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