Getting There Is All The Fun

I love airline food. People baulk when they hear me say that. But much like Pavlov’s classically conditioned dog that eventually salivates just at the ring of a bell. I too know that the airline food is only a harbinger of things to come, memories to be made, beautiful places to be seen and new […]

Happy Easter!

2012 Easter was very special – I was leading internal communications at Societe Generale, Bangalore at the time and we had an office egg painting competition on the occasion of Easter. Now, the rules clearly stated that this was an individual entry contest and not meant for a group – I mean how could 2 […]

Tribute To Jamini Roy

For 11th April, Google is paying special tribute to one of the big names in 20th century Indian art, Jamini Roy (11 April 1887 – 24 April 1972) on his 130th birth anniversary by sketching an eye-catching Doodle inspired by his Black Horse painting. I was one of the lucky ones to see Roy’s original […]

Tell Me A Tale

Tell Me A Tale Tell me a tale Let there be seven seas, thunderstorms, fire-spitting dragons in it. Let there be a pearl-eating pet parrot mocking his demon master Let there be a trouble at every step an unending maze of hurdles, no way out I know all that and I am not scared. All […]

Be Kind To Your Mind

I admire the (temporary?) openness about depression that is being displayed in the media and online in the wake of World Health Day on 7th April. After Diabetes, food safety, superbugs as past themes, World Health Organization officials chose to focus on their year-long campaign ‘Depression : Let’s Talk” in 2017. Their goal is to […]

Somethings Brewing

Defining Pleasure If you are searching for that poem written especially for you you have to remember that writing poems is like drinking coffee brewing, filtering, whitening and sweetening precedes consuming which is actually what happens in courting But then drinking coffee is like making love hot yet not scalding sweet but not too much […]