I was watching a Ted Talk 'It's OK not to have a plan,' by Mithila Palkar, a stunningly beautiful and talented Marathi Film actress, a couple of weeks ago. Her cup song on inspired by Anna Kendrick's cup song from Pitch Perfect on YouTube has became hugely popular. In her talk, she gave a lot of... Continue Reading →
Temples & Test Scores – Growing Up in Madras.
I have mentioned in some of my previous blogs about shifting to Chennai (Madras as it was known then) in the 1970s and how Shivaji and Venkatesan became my first friends. Not only we stayed in the same locality, we were in same class as well. VII A Vs VII C – My First Cricket Match.... Continue Reading →
Gushing Joy of Happy Diwali.
சித்திரப் பூ போலே சிதறும் மத்தாப்பு தீயேதும் இல்லாமல் வெடித்திடும் கேப்பு The biggest contribution of WhatsApp, perhaps, is posting all nostalgic stuff at an alarming pace. This feverish posting reaches a crescendo during Diwali where everyone posts how good Deepavali was during their childhood days. Whatever you thought of writing, is already posted and forwarded a million... Continue Reading →
Romancing the RX-100 – A Southern Odyssey -1993. Part -1.
“Sometimes it's a little better to travel than to arrive” - Robert M Pirsig. Every man, according to me, makes one life defining travel unless of course he or she is Ibn Battuta where travel itself becomes life. If we leave out the early homo sapiens migration who travelled to populate the earth, the earliest travelers... Continue Reading →
“I Thought It was a Youth!” – Notes from the Coastal Ride.
" Four wheels move the body. Two wheels move the soul." - -Unknown The biggest difference between driving a car and riding a motorcycle is, while riding a bike, you feel the earth slipping under your feet and the adrenaline rushes to your brain, which probably was the reason for the unknown author to make the... Continue Reading →