The Cycling Chronicles.

What do I have in common with Lance Armstrong? Greg LeMond? Peter Sagan? Nothing at all. Except that they are some of the best cyclists humankind has known and I might probably be one of the worst. Or let me just be modest and say, humankind might see me as a person who’s awkwardly seated,Continue reading “The Cycling Chronicles.”

A Funny 2018. (As yet)

The new year has begun quite rigorously, asking long working hours, immense mental push to meet deadlines and lack of proper sleep due to a cold that doesn’t seem to be in the mood to be jolly and just saunter off anytime soon. So the news is my resort to humour on such days. HopeContinue reading “A Funny 2018. (As yet)”

#NationWantsToKnow?

There are some days when life does not make sense. Then there are more days when your manager does not make sense. Then come a lot of days when the news does not make sense. Picking up a few of those gems! What say you? Are you prepared to ruin your good day? Well, orContinue reading “#NationWantsToKnow?”

11 outta 10!

Scene 1. A mother-daughter duo peacefully watching a Tom Cruise film. He’s just started to run. Mother gets a call. Daughter gets to hear only one side of the conversation. Mother : Hello ji. Salutations! … Mother : All well, yes! … Mother : Oh! No, not really. Mother’s tone is now changing. On theContinue reading “11 outta 10!”

Grabbing eyeballs!

The security check queues at the airport can be long, more so if you’re travelling just at the outset of one of India’s most celebrated festivals, the festival of lights, Diwali; also if you’re travelling from Bengaluru, the second home of most Calcuttans, to Calcutta, obviously their first. What better way to pass the timeContinue reading “Grabbing eyeballs!”

Life Notes #10.

Among the few worldly possessions I own, these are a few stones that I have. Actually they are more like pebbles from river beds. I’ll leave you guessing how I ever even laid my hands on them! I took them out after a really long time today. A friend suggested an idea which I turned downContinue reading “Life Notes #10.”

Cosmetics for the Moon?

By 2050 : Mirror, Mirror on the wall! Who’s the fairest of them all? The Moon! Once upon a time, on a full moon night, somewhere in the West, someone may have spent a night like this : Husband (relaxing after a long day of work in his balcony) : I love how peaceful the nightContinue reading “Cosmetics for the Moon?”

Cheers to life! Again.

Dear biker, Thank you for ramming into me yesterday. You put my life into perspective again. Of late I’d started giving more leeway into my life to people who probably didn’t want it. The heart wants what the heart wants after all. I had started forgetting it was my life and no one deserved moreContinue reading “Cheers to life! Again.”