Note: the post below is my entry for Parul’s contest for her new book. Congrats, Parul! Hope you enjoy the post! On the unfortunate date of 11th of September 2001, I went for my first interview. The person who conducted it was the Vice President of Human Resources for The Software Company. His name was … More The Inscrutable Boss – By The Water Cooler
In 2002, Indian Television took the extreme decision of ripping off foreign shows and adapting them to the local palate, and thus, a beautiful show called Kaun Banega Crorepati was born. It was anchored by the one and only…the inimitable… the Superstar of the Millennium – Mr. Amitabh Bachhan. That was the smart thing about … More The ABCs of KBC
Among my ten top ten favourite novels of all time lies an unlikely contender – High Society by Ben Elton. Though his books have raked in the millions worldwide, I don’t see the kind of hoopla about him that I’d like. Keeping this in mind, I have taken on a noble mission – to educate … More Why I love Ben Elton
Me! Gotcha! You thought I was going to say Howard Jacobson, didn’t you? Dear Rachna @ Rachna’s Scriptorium bestowed on me the Honest Scrap Award last week. This is a turning point for me and my blog, and we’re both pleased to receive our first award, that too for something we believe in – honesty. … More And the Award goes to…
Seasoned 24-watchers know that at the end of every episode, a clock ticks down to zero to signify the end of the hour: The other day, the clock ticked down making that awful bleeping sound. I switched off the TV from the main switch, threw the covers over myself and shut my eyes determined … More The Saga of the 24 Grasshopper
In my previous post, I mentioned journaling for fifteen minutes every day. Readers commented on that aspect particularly, saying they appreciated it. Being the magnanimous soul that I am, I would like to give credit where it is due, and a lot of the credit goes to a site called OhLife. In the days of … More OhLife, Where art thou?
I signed up for Patti Nielson’s blogfest last week. Only later did I realize this was quite a crazy week to attempt this. As I found out about it only on Tuesday, I’m logging my time until Saturday. To paraphrase Will Smith in Men in Black, ‘This makes me look good!’ Tuesday, September 28: 15 … More You Wrote How Much?