Category: Street Life: India

A quick look at Looks

A quick look at Looks

I recently saw a movie poster. It was one of those which was desperately trying to portray a miserable looking chap as a cool looking wonder-boy. (Of course he was a son-of-a u-know-what….a great actor). I wondered how this chap who actually looks like a porcupine’s bum attracts a crowd (or even a gathering). But…

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Life Hacks for Dummies-not-so-much

Life Hacks for Dummies-not-so-much

I was recently reading a book called¬†Built to Last.¬†This book has been around for a long time now. The authors talk about visionary companies and the things visionary companies do that make up the difference between them and competing companies who also have been around in the same industry. Of course, the bottom line is…

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Did the Giraffe really stretch his neck?

Did the Giraffe really stretch his neck?

We all studied in school that the giraffe’s neck elongated because it kept reaching for leaves that were slightly higher up. This gave us all an impression that if an organism or a species kept trying at something, it will evolve its anatomy to suit its needs. I also wondered (not aloud to my teacher…

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Balancing the Coconut

Balancing the Coconut

If there were to be a club of coconuts that occasionally view the patterns of life with a magnifying glass, I would gladly recommend my head, or so I fancy. Strain the brain a wee bit, and one can hardly dismiss similarities among the many situations (or should I say many kinds of soup) we…

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The Flautist

The Flautist

Driving a bike is second nature now, and so I do get to do some musing when on my bike. Musing yesterday was bordering on a muddle. Life has some classics to offer and I was in the thick of things musing on the roads not taken, fighting lost battles and so on. I was…

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