Today is the first 4th of July in ten years that I went to work :):) felt very strange. It seems like yesterday when one of my colleagues at Pizza Corner spoke about his wife’s training at GECIS – we listened with fascination as to how she used an alias, how she pronounced certain words … Read more Working on July 4th
It really is a small world …. I sent the ISB brochure for 2013-14 that featured a picture of mine to my Happy Valley gang and Adeeti wrote back that she knew Arun from my batch !! Arun and Vidya were neighbours of Adeeti and Abhineet in Singapore for nearly four years. What an amazing … Read more Coincidences
It is a strange feeling to wake up to the news of a friend battling cancer…. A week back a friend on Facebook had posted the following message and asked his friends to re-post. I read it and chose to be in the 97% that didnt repost saying I won’t have any of my friends … Read more My friend has cancer
Yesterday I imagined getting many things done … Till I called Vodafone at 8.30 am. I am a loyal Vodafone customer for the past 10 years with the same postpaid number. I had asked for an additional connection for my mom on the 21st and Vodafone sent their rep to collect the papers etc the … Read more An Indian Customer
Little Mahi died because people older and smarter than her left a large hole uncovered !! Mahi’s story has been repeated several times in the past and will be repeated several times in the future. We will rationalise it by saying, her past karma was such, she should have been more careful, parents should have … Read more Who killed Mahi ?
Disclaimer right upfront – this blog does not refer to yesterday’s ride, especially Rajesh Tiwary’s teeny weeny puncture filled ride 🙂 but it’s inspired by it. Yesterday five of us from Gurgaon started off on a ride to Sanjay Van. Just near Ghitorni metro station Rajesh Tiwary’s bike had a puncture, then another, then another … Read more Puncture Fest – the survivor ride
In corporate life, just as in your personal life, timing is everything … When you say something, when you do something, when you are aggressive, when you are assertive and when do you showcase an idea !! Most of us do not recognise the right moment and many of us don’t wait for it – … Read more Corporate Seasons
The other day, my cousin called up mom to give her a list of things that need to happen and my mom was to pray for her. I immediately had this vision of an outsourced prayer line, where you call in and give your list of things to pray for and someone is doing the … Read more Outsourced prayer line
Last Sunday, Satyamev Jayate brought up the issue of domestic violence. It is another well hidden truth across the world, not just in India. In India it takes on religious connotations and our film world has added to it – your husband is your God, whether he beats you up or berates you or sleeps … Read more Many hues of domestic violence
Vijay TV has the Tamil version of the famous “Kaun Banega Crorepati” or “Who wants to be a millionnaire” called “Neengalum Vellalam Oru Kodi” hosted by Suriya (the original “Ghajini”). About three days back there was this participant from the fisherman community, who left a huge impression. She was bubbly, full of verve, great smile, great presence and … Read more Different outlooks towards life !