Vacation Diary: Day Two

Towel Art: The Marriott at Kochi really is living up to its name of customer delight. Barring the food and service, they leave you delightful little animals made with towels when they clean your room. Another young man named Pintu, quite like yesterday's Rinse the chef, is the creator of these animals. He has a…

A Decade Of Blogging Erratically

I first blogged in 2005. Courtesy Red. When we met he asked me a couple of questions about my interests and what sort of things was I into; sadly my answer to most were no. And stoic man that he is, he never batted an eyelid at any of them. And still doesn't a decade…

Movie Review: Inside Out

All that glitters is not gold and every animated flick isn't just a kiddy movie. When I made plans for Inside Out I didn't expect to see a movie that was as well fleshed-out, had a lot of important things to convey and loads of nuances. That it's animated is just the icing on the…

Being Firm…

It's extremely easy to be firm. Till it isn't. You decide you won't let your child indulge in excesses or in things out of turn but somehow it's always easier to do so when work or personal life coming knocking on your door. Sometimes it's SO easy to just rationalize it all out and say,…