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
Didnt get time to edit … hope you like the idea behind this short story! Chapter I: Rathore and Rudrani must have been destined to meet at a spiritual discourse of all places, a place that neither of them would visit under normal circumstances. Rathore, a 6’2” body builder was usually busy at the gym… Continue reading The Souls and the Truth
As the year-end approaches in about 2 months, the other yearly event accompanying it is the Great Annual Power Down. It roughly means that companies, especially the IT companies shut the lights, fans, ACs, computers and printers down to save electricity. Customers go on holidays and have no work for the consultants to whom they… Continue reading Annual shutdown, random nonsense, Geographic discovery and all that …
Karthik Kumar (KK) spends 6 months in Chennai with his elder son and for the other six months he is away at Ranikhet in the Himalayas with his other son. The half lucky uncle! In a strange way, his life at each of these 2 places, is like KumbhaKarna from the Ramayana. Just like the… Continue reading The Road Ahead …
How I wish I could draw what I distinctly see in my mind? It is amazing to experience and be the only person to witness my complete lack of hand eye coordination. In an attempt to draw cartoons, my greater than obvious lack of talent in this area amuses me. This Diwali, I had no… Continue reading Drawing inspiration to give up Drawing
Let me start by saying that the Theory of Relativity part has no real relevance to this post, but it is just there, hanging around with its buddy, the other sentence, a question on ‘RG being an intrinsic attribute’. Absolute grading and Relative Grading – after endless discussions, multiple RG experiences (RG as verb is… Continue reading A different Relativity Theory: Is Relative grading an intrinsic attribute?
I obviously make no effort to conceal my love for mass entertainers: especially Hindi / Tamil movies that keep using tried and tested formulae since the origin of cinema. I also love to look at some serious issues through the eyes of a mass entertainment film‘s possible plot. For example, let us take some tried… Continue reading Desi movie, CWG and Izzat protection choices