You meet some people, and you connect with them on a different plane, something you can’t choose to define, it happens and the worst thing you can do is to try and hold on, or change it – from a piece of fiction by scoutA concept, which all of us know, beautifully expressed by the […]

November 15, 2006

I step out for a few days..


and the big daddy of indian blogging starts talking about guys holding hands and the Shiju Thomas Fan Club, this is what I call cheap publicity. But I am back, with a new camera and some snaps to share. A lovely trip (a drive from LA to San Jose,Pebble Beach and Monterray, SF, London) business […]

November 3, 2006

"Sorry, I don’t date outside my species."

Humor, Random Links

This old t-shirt gag can become reality if one is to beleive Dr Curry, a research associate in the Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science of the London School of Economics. The mating preferences of the rich, highly educated and well-nourished could ultimately drive their separation into a genetically distinct group that no […]

October 18, 2006



A recent HR workshop had us put into MBTI buckets, and a little research on Wikipedia suggests that MBTI is as scientific as astrology. Since I proudly proclaim my Cancerian traits, I shall do the same with my INTJ self. And hopefully all those people who criticise me for being unfeeling, coldly rational etc will […]

October 13, 2006

Videogame violence

Humor, Random Links

It’s been said often enough that playing videogames leads to increased violence, diminished respect for the value of human life, etc etc (insert chart here with PS2/Xbox sales vs no of School Shooting incidents). But who would have thought that a game of Football (American ie) would lead to a knife in the back? And […]

October 6, 2006

Sir, do you have an apple?


“Sir, do you have an apple?”She said, waving an apple in her hand in case I didn’t know an apple from an orange. She was wearing the frazzled but curt and serious expression worn by airport officials the world over. I resisted the urge to point to my headphones and say – just an ipod. […]

September 25, 2006

An old school quiz (and running around naked)


Ok, the second part was just to trick the search engines, nobody ran around naked in the quiz Apparently the convoluted directions were meant to keep out potential Darwin award winners… but after a lot of calling, querying and searching the participants managed to track down Cathedral High School. In keeping with desire for high […]

September 20, 2006