Sep
26

Happy Birthday Papa…

Your face lit up,The day you held her in your arms,Years of waiting, years of prayers,Had finally brought the smiles. The man above chose a wonderful day,To let her walk into your world of two,The same auspicious day,He had chosen to unite you two. Home of two,Now abode of three,Two faces smiling and glee,A little… Continue reading »

Sep
21

Isn’t It Ironic?

LISTENING TO:Kasto Maza from Parineeta; when traveling in the crowded Mumbai Trains and taking a peek at the surroundings (They comprise of garbage, filth and slums, no scenery there) The Heat is On; when traveling in the B.E.S.T. Bus along the western express highway and it is pouring cats and dogs!

Sep
20

Media Analysis of Tendulkar’s Talk…

Sachin Tendulkar shared his views with the Indian media today. He was asked about his views on the current Ganguly-Chappell Saga. The question was,”Should the news have got out of the dressing room? Here is what Sachin had to say, “Whatever happens in the dressing room is among the players and should never be leaked… Continue reading »

Sep
18

Give a Thought-3 ?

Einstein said that talking to yourself is a sign of intelligence. Answering yourself, however, is a sign of insanity Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and beat you with experience. Quitters never win, and winners never quit, but those who never quit AND never win are idiots. If you’re… Continue reading »

Sep
16

Dada’s Drivel

I’ve been an ardent supporter of your captaincy. You along with John Wright and Rahul Dravid deserve all the credit for India’s superlative performance in the last 4 years, transforming the team and encouraging young talent. Finally, we fans had something to root for and hope as well. It all began with the famous comeback… Continue reading »

Sep
14

Resignation…

She was finally with her parents. Away from the constant bickering at work & home. The uncompromising boss, the jealous colleagues, the insensitive friends, the demanding in-laws. The constant pressure to obey orders and please everyone. The daily struggle and strife. She was unable to face this anymore. She was feeling the pressure of letting… Continue reading »

Sep
14

Couple O’ Questions

Two questions I have been bombarded with; at each and every family function/get-together/meeting I have attended, since dear husband has gone abroad on work assignment: Question 1:Minal, do you miss him?Question 2:Minal, does he call?

Sep
12

A Hard Urned Victory…

That’s what the headlines on the front page of HT read today. It indeed was, for Vaughan’s young brigade. I did not know a single soul who gave this team a chance to beat the Aussie Team. We were sure though that the Aussies will not have an easy victory. At the end of the… Continue reading »

Sep
12

Final Hours @ The Oval

There cannot be a better end than this. The series will go down as the best ever. Yesterday, Australia looked good to take the lead. However, they were undone by Flintoff, Hoggard and bad-lights. A risk they took to force a win for themselves was not fruitful. Up against a resurgent English side and Flintoff… Continue reading »

Sep
09

Take A Bow @ The Oval…

Shane Warne – The glorious leg-spinner. What a way to bid adieu to the Kingdom. This is, in all probability, his last test match on the English soil. What a series he has had with both bat and ball. Yesterday, when England looked to take it away from Australia, he brought them right back into… Continue reading »

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