Monthly Archives: August 2006

Tata Inkyji

Inkyji is saying Goodbye to student life in London. I had her over at home for lunch last week and fed her with some standard fare that she appeared to like. We walked over to St Katherine’s Docks – an … Continue reading

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BlogDay 2006

Blog Day 2006. (The entry from the one in 2005 can be read here). Global Voices Online asks us to answer a few questions even as we discover a few blogs. I am not going to answer all of them, … Continue reading

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It’s a photo, Silly!

I have a genuine problem, I cannot look into the camera and just smile. Instead I grin. I grin like someone’s held a gun to my head and threatens to shoot unless I show all my teeth. Anyhow all my … Continue reading

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Links for 2006-08-31

20 Year Archive on Google Groups “Google has fully integrated the past 20 years of Usenet archives into Google Groups, which now offers access to more than 800 million messages dating back to 1981. This is by far the most … Continue reading

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Bored

Very bored. So bored that I almost considered posting photographs of me cutting my toenails. But given that there are such high standards for that already in avar Indian Blogosphere, I have to consider other choices.

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Infosys going flat

Infosys gets blogging with so much of Friedman all over it. Think Flat. A name that sounds slightly like an advert for a Plasma TV Screen. As long as it’s the blog that’s going flat and not the results it’s … Continue reading

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Have internet, will whistleblow

Now, whistleblowing is never done quietly. There’s a reason why it’s called whistleblowing I guess. Hhmm. Though this chap uses YouTube to do it. “What I am going to tell you is going to seem preposterous,” De Kort solemnly tells … Continue reading

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Rayil Sneham, love, trains etc.

Youtube is an absolute treasure trove. If you grew up in eighties and had access to Tamil DD programmes, you might remember Rayil Sneham (How does one translate this? Train Love?). Rayil Sneham was a breath of fresh air. About … Continue reading

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The things I see in my Inbox – 2

As if this wasn’t enough, today’s advert declares I wonder if this is an advert for psychos to get an anonymous number, or for people to be able to talk to these psychos without getting too close for comfort. Either … Continue reading

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More on Hairy Om!

ROTFL. Meet Keats’s frontal lobe. Still laughing.

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Chandamama, summer vacations and afternoons

Chandamama (or Ambulimama if you prefer) turns 60. I was a big fan of Tinkle, and as I grew older, I found Chandamama a bit too preachy for my taste. Tinkle had a quirky sense of humour appealed to me. … Continue reading

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How to look cool on a treadmill

I am not very fond of treadmills. I see them as a major source of guilt. Not to mention – a waste of electricity. Besides, our tiny apartment can’t fit one. But this video makes me reconsider my writing off … Continue reading

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