Monthly Archives: July 2008

Poem: Did he like cats?

After eventual heartbreak and a few years. No longer the core of each other’s waking (or sleeping) hours. They sometimes think of each other. Wondering how you can know the depths of one’s soul, but not know the simpler things. … Continue reading

Posted in Photographs, Poetry and Fiction | 6 Comments

An Inappropriate and Offensive Swastika

Further to yesterday’s madness, Google now appears to apologize for the “Swastika Situation“. Here’s Google’s response We have an automated system to identify and remove inappropriate or offensive material in Hot Trends. In rare cases, when such material is missed, … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Marketplace and All Things Current, Social Software, Technology and Internet | 21 Comments

Searching for the Swastika

TechCrunch is getting all worked up about the word Swastika appearing on Google’s Hot Trends. They obviously want to make a lot of noise about it and hint that it’s the return of the Neo-Nazis. But if you notice Google’s … Continue reading

Posted in Marketplace and All Things Current, Social Software, Technology and Internet, wtf | 14 Comments

Poem: A Sleeping Octopus

At night, their bodies converge. In total – eight limbs. Somewhat like an Octopus. At times, she flings her fat leg on him. Or her hair enters his nose. He sneezes. His hand finds itself on her stomach. Sometimes the … Continue reading

Posted in Photographs, Poetry and Fiction | 7 Comments

Poem: Admiring Art

We’re admiring art. Art is big, framed and on the walls. We are somewhat the same size, pointing to the same thing. It looks like a limb to me, but you are a pervert. Yes? Art is admiring us. As … Continue reading

Posted in Random Links | 2 Comments

Yay! Yay! Yay!

Haldiram to open outlet in London! It is setting up a manufacturing plant and offices, followed by a series of shops across Britain. The company aims to grow quickly, with 45 jobs being created after one year rising to 100 … Continue reading

Posted in Food and Gastronomy, London | 9 Comments

Budapest, Sad Cities and Communism

Budapest is a lively city. There’s no other word for it. From the hotel room, even on a Monday night, cars seemed to be buzzing by at 2 AM. In parts, it is beautiful too. But there seems to be … Continue reading

Posted in Cities, Photographs, Travel | 5 Comments