At the mention of a red rose, one would typically think of a romantic scene. If, on the contrary, I were to recollect a sad scene with red roses, top of the mind recall is the November Rain song by Guns N Roses. What if an enemy gives you a red rose with thorns in… Continue reading Brutality of the Red Rose
The boat safari started on an exciting note with a muscular guide at the front of a 22 seater boat. He was about 50 years old, with a thick salt and pepper moustache and a hat that looked more like a helmet or an inverted Coracle. He resembled Shikari Shambhu that I had read long… Continue reading Safari – Messages from Nature
After a fairly long hiatus, Rangananda Baba side of me is back to scribbling random thoughts again. For the last few months, I have been dabbling with the idea of having positive conversations with self and others. Positive conversations as an idea or philosophy is inspired by the book, Three Laws of Performance, introduced to… Continue reading Positive Conversations
The success of Dhoom 3 continues to baffle critics. Purists are embarrassed to explain the logic of making such ‘meaningless’ films. Ha Ha, in more ways than one I find this situation very similar to AAP’s success. But more on that in another post another day, maybe! If we look at the success of Chetan… Continue reading Movie Review of Dhoom 3 and why is it a mega hit?
We have heard and seen that there are 2 sides of a coin. When Asura was released, it was seen as the other side of the coin of Ramayana. After hearing about Ajaya I confess spending restless days waiting for the book after hearing that this was going to be another counter story. Giving us… Continue reading Book Review of Ajaya: Roll of the Dice by Anand Neelakantan
As I see a rather cruel ad by Amul, asking Ishant, Sharm hain kya?, I felt rather odd and guilty at what I had done … Let me do a brief flashback. My father and I have been cricket fans ever since I knew him and most of our discussions were around cricket. A big… Continue reading Ishant Sharma, my confessions and Vastu Shaastra
Soap for Men Matters: After the previous post on Aramusk that generated some interest especially among friends who had used this product before, I want to give an update now that I am the proud owner of several Aramusks! The old Aramusk texture and feel is retained but the smell has been tampered with. This… Continue reading Nose Knows .. Noses Know, Whatever!