Protected: Simple Resolutions for 2016

Protected: Simple Resolutions for 2016

I usually come up with a long list of pseudo resolutions each year and then forget about all of them within a  few months. So this year, we’ll keep things fairly simple. I’m gonna keep a copy of these on my phone too so that I can remind myself from time...
Deployment to Qatar

Deployment to Qatar

Four years ago, during my training, I distinctly remember the LEAP trainer describing his assignment in Qatar. It was a series of slides that consisted of sand, sand, sand, sand, a refinery and the occasional camel. He described these aforementioned slides as...
We are the Champions

We are the Champions

Never thought I’d make a blog entry about cricket. But I guess you can’t change what’s in your blood, right? Cricket is India’s national religion Don’t get me wrong, I used to love the sport as a kid. Gully cricket,chhat cricket, parking...
Core i7

Core i7

I’ve been particularly fidgety and restless in the past few days. So I decided to turn my misguided energy on my poor computer. Now, in case you didn’t know, I bought myself a monster of a PC last year for my birthday. I’ll post the specs later in...
A Riddle

A Riddle

Swinging elbows welt the night, Babas make the world seem right. Wonder filled memories fleet, amidst emo rants and tweets. Sunshine pierces through in cones on houses made of bricks and stones. Imaginary friends return again as another week begins....
Gong Xi Fa Cai

Gong Xi Fa Cai

The tiger year begins. I chew gum and resist the urge to run to a 7-11. To buy smokes. I check my mailbox impatiently. Often thrice a day. I read more Murakami. And remember that cold rainy afternoon in Takayama, when I crept into that cozy little cafe across the road...