“Remember when, on the Internet, nobody knew who you were?”

August 27, 2016 0 Comments

Yesterday was World Dog Day and thanks to these Hallmark holidays – our dogs got treated to that occasional ice cream. One of them is depicted with my iPad in this digital painting inspired by Peter Steiner’s famous 1993 cartoon. “On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog” is an adage which began as a …

6 Tips To Write A Helpful Online Review

August 25, 2016 0 Comments

I was taught letter writing, essay writing, précis writing but never taught to write a review for a book, movie, service or product in school. This is a valuable style of writing to learn these days, because the kind of thinking I need to use in writing reviews is the same kind of thinking required …

The Tangled Web of Social Media Addiction

August 10, 2016 0 Comments

Social media amplifies humanity. Every office dinner I’ve been to would be incomplete without braggarts or having to listen to strong abrasive opinions. I’m yet to attend a party where people aren’t more interested in air kissing, checking out your dress than find out what interests you or who you really are. I’ve never been …

Am I taking too many pictures?

August 9, 2016 0 Comments

One of my favorite photographers, Henri Cartier-Bresson said that ‘Photography is an immediate reaction, drawing is a meditation.’ And I couldn’t agree more. When I don’t have the patience to draw I take pictures. I’ve always loved photography because it allows me to freeze frame happy memories. Last year I got a Fuji Instax camera because …

Happy Raksha Bandhan

August 8, 2016 0 Comments

‘Nobody remembers your Powerpoint presentations at your funeral’ – CHETAN BHAGAT I sure do hope mine aren’t forgotten. I like words. I like data. I like pictures. I like content that is presented with pictures. Living in a hyper-stimulated world means our attention spans are the same as that of a grasshopper’s. We all prefer bite-sized,snackable …

Passion – It’s Not Just 9 to 5

August 3, 2016 0 Comments

The Passion flower is one of the most beautiful flowers I’ve ever seen. I like learning about flower symbolism so here’s a little bit of info I found interesting: Passion Flowers have been associated with the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ as well as the Passion of Christ. The ten petals and sepals, represented ten disciples …