Jul
29

GROW UP!!!

I wrote the previous piece on 27th, many things have happened since, blast on the Shramjeevi Express, Maharashtra still facing its worst downpour, Konkan has collapsed, Railway tracks and Highways under water, Mumbai is still facing the aftermath of the torrential rains that hit the city on 26th July, and in times like this Ganguly’s… Continue reading »

Jul
29

The Graveyard Shift…

Ideally I would’ve liked to have this post up as early as possible but due to connectivity problems and electricity fluctuations it comes a few days late. The whole experience has been tiring, mentally and physically exhausting. Mumbai they say is not a planned city and the way it is expanding with no disaster management… Continue reading »

Jul
26

Situational Song???

I switched on my radio for traffic updates, almost all channels provide that and it’s good info in these times! Guess which song is playing…“Barasja-E-Badal” from Fareb. Couldn’t be more apt! How well the Rain God is obliging to the request!!!

Jul
26

Trapped in Torrential Rains

Mumbai is experiencing the worst rains since afternoon today.Roads are blocked and communication is at a standstill. No phone lines are working. I’m still safe in office and wondering how to get home. Will stick to my office transport, safer and more company. Won’t venture alone! Will manage somehow!It’s pretty worrying the whole situation.

Jul
25

Current Favourites…

Warning: I’m putting up a ‘Current List’, so this is not to be mistaken for my ‘All-Time Favourite List’. That list will come a little later. I shall need a lot of thinking and choosing to do, and it will be an arduous task for me! It’s never easy to pick up favourites if you’ve… Continue reading »

Jul
22

My Music Mania

Music is a must for me. I’ve had my own walkman since I was in 3rd Standard, a precious little gift from papa. Perfect discretion was exercised when I needed to use it then. Parents felt constant hearing first would damage my ear-drums (A reason vociferously told by my mumma, and she tells that to… Continue reading »

Jul
22

Ganguly the 16th man

I was planning to write on the selection woes and crimes committed by the selection committee but I won’t, after reading this man who has put things in the right perspective. There is a reason why he is where he is today. There is a reason why most people will prefer to take a backseat… Continue reading »

Jul
22

LOC-Kargil…A Disconnect

I caught the movie finally on Sunday night on TV. I had missed it when it hit the theatres and every time later when it showed on TV. I love war movies, watched quite a few foreign as well has Hindi films. All these films connect with you. You feel for their plight, you take… Continue reading »

Jul
21

The Battle Begins……Today!

Vaughan begins his campaign today. He will lead his team to try and win the Ashes back from the Aussies. It’s going to be a tough, tough challenge but his team’s performance has given the Poms some hope and a chance to put the Aussies in serious trouble. Ponting on the other hand is glad… Continue reading »

Jul
20

Mumbaikars Where Art Thou???

The Team for SL ODI Series was announced yesterday: Rahul Dravid, Virender Sehwag, VVS Laxman, Yuvraj Singh,Mohammad Kaif(U.P.), Suresh Raina, Venugopal Rao, Mahendra Singh Dhoni , Harbhajan Singh, Anil Kumble, Zaheer Khan, Irfan Pathan, Laxmipathy Balaji, Ashish Nehra, JP Yadav.Don’t get me wrong I’m a proud Indian and it does not matter to me if… Continue reading »

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