Two Songs For The Weekend.

Tony Askew, my super boss at BetzDearborn had an acerbic wit. Although he was British, he lived most of his life in America, and I guess, this was the reason, his humour was not the understated kind one normally sees with British people. He spent few years in India and we were fortunate to learn... Continue Reading →

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IPL Cricket – Non Stop Nonsense. Not just the Commentary.

I am a fan of IPL Cricket. It's an intense competition, played in summer, in a country which has harshest summers. Add to this, is the bio-bubble, the players are asked to stay in for two months which will drive most of us to insanity. It provides clean entertainment to people who would be otherwise... Continue Reading →

No Way Novak

First a confession. I am a huge fan of Novak Djokovic and I have probably converted at least half a dozen of my friends to become Djoko fans. For me 'The GOAT' argument is probably settled last year when he won 3 grand slam titles and lost the last one in the finals. Had he... Continue Reading →

WMD – Weapons of Mass Deception.

First, let me start with a confession. I was under the impression that all wars started or entered by USA was during Republican rules. Wars, at least, that happened near our shores in the last three decades were started either when Mr. Bush Senior or Mr. Bush Junior were the presidents. The first Iraq war... Continue Reading →

Deciphering Chennai Lockdown Laws..

One of favourite my jokes, on Pythagoras Theorem, goes like this. A young man wants to become a mathematician and works hard at it. But he is not able to comprehend  Pythagoras Theorem and fails his exams repeatedly. Shamed and frustrated, he decides to take his life. He takes a boat and in the mid... Continue Reading →

Homage to Chittappa – My Hero.

On July 30, last year, I wrote a blog to celebrate the eightieth birthday of my uncle (Mani Chittappa) for us. Little did I realize that I would bid adieu to him in less than a year. He passed away few hours back. Here is the link to blog. Chittappa, My Hero, Is Turning Eighty.... Continue Reading →

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