Life In The Slow Lane

It was a Sunday evening. I was still dazed after my siesta of more than a couple of hours. My wife literally yanked me out of my dreamy state, asking me to rush downstairs to get milk. Milk was delivered home every evening at around 5 PM. I tried to be smart and told her... Continue Reading →

Coronation

After engaging in a bit of smalltalk, he finally got to work. The expert that he was in his trade, he precisely knew the problem at hand and how to go about fixing it. He laid bare the tools that he would be using for the next couple of hours. Heavy artillery like hammer, chisel,... Continue Reading →

Gadget-Skinflint

Having round-the-clock access to official e-mails is no longer a status symbol reserved for the elite sitting at the top of the corporate ladder. Nowadays with smartphones to suit any budget; data plans being given away as freebies and advent of technology, every professional working for a decent corporate house, has access to official e-mails... Continue Reading →

The Legend of Om Banna

It was yet another normal day in the life of Om Singh Rathod. He was to meet some of his friends and as always never missed the opportunity to ride his bullet. This 350cc Royal Enfield motorbike was his prized procession and he was just short of worshipping it. Everyone who knew Om Singh also... Continue Reading →

Noor… Eternally Yours

“THERE THERE THERE… I CAN SEE IT. LOOK THERE… OH WOW… CAN YOU NOT SEE IT… SEE THERE…THERE… JUST LOOK AT WHERE I AM POINTING MY HAND” The lady clearly could not hide her animated glee, as the rest of us desperately strained our eyes in the direction in which she pointed. Nonetheless, we could... Continue Reading →

Comma, Hyphen, Semi-Colon… Baincho

Our diverse Indian culture does not have any dearth of cuss words. Unlike the west, I think we are privileged to have an unparalleled rich lexicon of such words, which is constantly growing and being improvised. If we were to document all the cuss words in our country, I am confident that we will have... Continue Reading →

Bryan Adams In Concert

serendipity noun The occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way. "A fortunate stroke of serendipity" synonyms: chance, happy chance, accident, happy accident, fluke; The above is the definition to the world, but to me serendipity meant watching Bryan Adams live in Bangalore on 13th of October, 2018. It was... Continue Reading →

Kaala… the only SuperStar

It was Friday evening and I was winding up my day at office, after yet another hectic week. My wife phoned me to say that she had got movie tickets for Kaala, the latest Rajinikanth flick that had released in theatres today. It was a late night show, and she asked me to be on... Continue Reading →

Lyon Diaries

Work takes me to Paris at least once every year. And this year was no different. I traveled to Paris at the end of June. The agenda was to meet my onshore counterparts and also attend a couple of business seminars. The travel was planned for close to two weeks. The time I take to... Continue Reading →

Suite 2A In The Skies

It is but natural that we forget many incidents in our life or at least recollect them after raking and shaking the shit out of our brains. However the “firsts” are something that remains etched in our memory… well at least almost. That first pen; the first bicycle; the first day at college; the first... Continue Reading →

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