Pondi again! 15th June 2017. This time I am a little more grown up and am not going to let people fool me, or not get into stupid problems. I have booked a hostel. I have an objective for these four days. And instead of letting an auto-driver loot me this time, I am walking … More Entering a new life: in the open waters
And here comes the next episode! Some clicks from Bangalore’s famous one of the largest and one of the oldest Russel market! Super-excited, we got up early morning on a Sunday and reached the market by 7 a.m. We were expecting to see it in its full rush at this hour. Surprisingly, barely any shops … More Bazaars of the world – II
Why does one write?
Because they want to show off, because they want to establish authority over a subject or because they truly want to say something? … More Why do you write?
I love visiting markets while travelling any city, town or even the smallest village. Why? First of all, it is a great place to observe a part of local economy – what grows in the region, what people eat in the region, what is created here and what is valued here, what is demanded and supplied and … More Bazaars of the world – I
Who would have thought that spending an entire afternoon in the weekend-crowded park at Raja’s seat would turn out to be so interesting and we would deliberately spend another entire afternoon there! Our driver and guide for the day ditched us halfway through the day and we ended up at Raja’s seat almost around 4 p.m. on … More Patience pays off
What is common between a good spouse, a good hair-dresser and a good customer success executive? Weird question? Let’s look at two quick stories. A couple of months ago, I went to a new salon to get a haircut. The hair dresser asked me multiple questions to know how exactly I wanted my hair. What … More Secret sauce
You roar, Hey Ocean, with zillion your tongues, the echo may tremble the stars May then the cyclone build and smash aqua mountains, may all boundaries fall May the demons come hooch and dance and the sun go hide in a cloak And may their queen sharpen her levins to break and divide the globe … More The Anthem of Columbus
“Who do you want to become when you grow up? ” This started when I was a kid. And I didn’t have a perfect answer. I wanted to be a scientist, a musician, a teacher, a psychologist and so on. Then at every stage, different people asked different questions to which I never had a … More Who do you want to become when you grow up?
A couple of years ago, I was teaching 6-9 year old children in Pune as a fellow at Teach For India. Being born and brought up in a town surrounded by hills and mountains in the foothills of Sahyadri, I had always desired to take my students trekking around Pune. Trekking in a group at a … More A journey is in vain, if it is not full of surprises!