Why Bored? Read a book, take a stroll, kick a friend

Sometimes in hindsight I wonder, if only for the briefest moments, whether I should hold out on frequently doling out advice to my dear little sister, in lieu of brevity. One tends to lose ones audience, brilliant as the pearls of wisdom may be, to the rather diluting effects of frequency. A common mind, as they say, … Continue reading Why Bored? Read a book, take a stroll, kick a friend

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Federer is foe

Roger Fender, by design, is a glaring contradiction of my carefully constructed atheist inclinations. His existence manages to trouble even this novice blogger with writer's block, who has never held a tennis racket. Never atleast for the right reasons, if you know what I mean *blink* *blink*. Ever since I had become too cool to … Continue reading Federer is foe

Airtel billed me for 3G at 33,000ft above sea level!

EDIT: Airtel agreed to waive the charges, finally. Late but correct. In an interesting follow-up story to my recent conference travel to Mexico, I found two diabolical entities waiting for me back home: Mom, with matrimonial matches for me (Ugh!) and a whopping Airtel bill upwards of Rs. 20,000/-. A rude shock for someone who just flew … Continue reading Airtel billed me for 3G at 33,000ft above sea level!

There and back again..

'The honking is the first thing that reminds you the trip is over', Bigfoot had said. It does have a 'bring you back to reality' effect, I thought sitting in the comfort of the majestic Kalka-Delhi Shatabdi Express enjoying chai and Marigold biscuits. I, along with nineteen other hapless souls from across the country, subjected our … Continue reading There and back again..

No size fits all: Ghayal Sentiments, Smart Cars and the No-Free-Lunch Theorem

My dear sweet Deepika Padukone is under fire for a rather livid monologue on her right to choice. The poor thing had already been having a tough couple of weeks, that with her nearly being arrested for attending the torrid comedy event and the ensuing spectacle that followed. I came across several opinion pieces on … Continue reading No size fits all: Ghayal Sentiments, Smart Cars and the No-Free-Lunch Theorem