Hoodwinked from the slideshow

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So...Diwali came and went and all I got was one lousy holiday. Life, it seems, is running faster than I can fathom. A day after Diwali, I got an invitation to view a Picasa album of a friend who is in US of A. She was there with me in Chennai from the last two

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to lose a guy

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A friend of mine who is a dab hand at talking non stop about the evils of arranged marriages once asked me - "How will you know a girl in a ten minutes meeting? Look at me. If a guy comes to see me, will he ever come to know in those ten minutes that

Venus and Mars

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First thing first, I would like to thank Reema and Dinesh who gave me the Honest Blogger award last week. Thankyou so much guys!!! :D The way our mutual admiration society is growing, I have to create an awards page very soon. :) I would like to pass this award to Ish, Ashish, Lallopallo, Sakhi

Rock On – Movie Review

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Some old photographs in a box - forgotten friends and dreams - a compromised life - success without happiness - a chance meeting with an old friend and nothing to talk - picking up the pieces of an unfinished story - that's Rock on. Many of us have gone through such feelings, when we have

The Journey and the Inspirations

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On 29 August 2008, I complete one year of blogging. It has been an exhilarating journey of a world I was quite oblivious to, until last year when one of my friend introduced me to Wordpress through her newly created blog. Although her blog is long abandoned at present, she passed the germ to me.

Randomizer Reloaded

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Reema bestowed me with the Mr. Best Blogger Award this month. Yey!!!! I am on cloud number 9 for sure. Such a nice gift on Friendship Day. :D Congrats to all the other winners too. Well, we should award Reema too. So what should be her title? How is - Ms. Most Vivacious Blogger? The

The price of being different

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How do we react when we come across a woman who is middle aged, successful and not married? How do we react when we come across a person who is gay/lesbian? How do we react when we come across a couple who have remarried in old age? Most of us react in the most inexplicable

Randomizer

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A few days back, I saw a movie called Sophie's Choice. Its a story about a Polish woman who is asked to make a decision. When she reaches the German concentration camp with her two children, she is asked by an officer to choose one of her child who would be exterminated. She pleads and

GenX and the Dowry Demon

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While my "extended" stay in Chennai I stumbled upon a truckload of some amazing facts about the Dowry system which I thought were quite extinct as far as the city-dwelling-and-riding-on-the-IT-boom GenX was concerned. An incidence in one of my friend's office landed me back into reality. A few days back my friend saw one of