Jan
26

Celebrating 60 years of being a Republic

Happy Republic day to all. The post comes late in the day cause I was at work. When you are abroad, one of the perils is being at work on Independence Day and Republic Day. Missed the parade again. I remember running from school after the flag hoisting ceremony to catch the parade live. However,… Continue reading »

Jan
20

Takeover of memories is not possible!

This post was selected for Blogadda’s Spicy Saturday Picks Cadbury finally accepted the Kraft bid after much deliberations and discussions. Ever since the news first fell on my ears somewhere in Sep’09, I was restless. I know and fully understand there is a certain reason for the takeover. Let’s not get there, the next few… Continue reading »

Jan
18

Stubbornness is Hereditary!

Mumma is here since 2 months and will return to Mumbai on Saturday. In her last three trips to my house, no not house, let’s focus – my kitchen, in Dubai; she has had one complaint that my food processor does not grind dry spices/mixtures. I make do with a mini-chopper which grinds it coarse… Continue reading »

Jan
14

What draws a fan to watch the game..

Not the star players, not the big names, not the international stage, not the corporate franchises, not the big auctions, not the coloured clothing, not the half-clothed cheerleaders, not the millions spent on marketing gimmicks, not the shortened versions but the most basic need – “An equal contest between the bat and the ball.” The… Continue reading »

Jan
12

Best of the Decade – Indian Test Bowling Performances

This one was due 10 days back! Reasons for delay not being reported here cause I don’t want to spoil the mood as we go down the memory lane again. Even though it is the batsmen who rule the roost, I’ve firmly believed that to win a test match you need to take 20 wickets.… Continue reading »

Jan
09

Cupcakes or Games?

Creativity at its best! Have your game and eat it too:-) Robin Dahlberg is a genius Mommies on my list are gonna love this – planning one for your awesome kiddos? http://www.steelheadstudio.com/100cupcakes/

Jan
09

55er: Start to the New Year-Decade

Confusion, dealing with needlessly egoistic relatives, tolerance levels giving away, realizing which people really matter, determination to pursue a passion ignored for long, pending blogposts , renewed faith in justice, inability to cope up with dimwits, missing close friends who moved to India, loving every bit of having mom and in-laws at home in Dubai!… Continue reading »

Jan
02

The Best of the Decade – Bollywood Movies

Picking just 10 movies is a god-damn tough task, especially in a decade where we saw the directors mature, the story-writers blossom and some ingenuity flow in. I’m therefore going to try and walk on water by restricting my choice to only 10 best of the decade – my favourites in no specific order of… Continue reading »