Tag Archives: Humour

Getting Roadside Directions in India

In Mumbai again. Yesterday I went to visit a friend of mine in the evening. He had moved to a new place in Khar close to Khar Gymkhana. His directions were somewhat sketchy so we had to stop a few … Continue reading

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My 2008 Wish “Less”

A very happy new year to all my readers. May you and your loved ones have a joyful 2008. Wish lists are neat things. Unlike new year resolutions, they involve no effort on your part. And unlike predictions for the … Continue reading

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I Hope You are Enjoying This!

I normally don’t post links if I don’t have anything to add to the matter. But this one is just so funny that I will. Business Standard’s Kishore Singh wrote a review (here) of a book called “Entry From Backside Only” … Continue reading

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Another Ladoo for my Ladla

This trip, for some reason, I have been noticing a lot more obesity in India. From the just overweight to the can’t-get-out-of-their-airline-seat-themselves obese. Sedentary lifestyles have something to do with this, of course, but I sense that there is another … Continue reading

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Of Mice and Men

Researchers at the University of Virginia have studied the effects of jet lag on mice and the news is not good for us flatworld types. We may be looking at prematurely flat-lining, so be sure to write your wills.

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My Secret Starbucks Name

One of the many challenges facing the global executive is the important task of pronouncing and spelling foreign names. Indians in the US do face some difficulty with American names – a strong Mallu accent can change a ‘John’ to … Continue reading

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