Art and Literature

My Musical Journey

September 27, 2011 Sudhir 17

Bhartahari, that eminent poet of the yore, once famously described any person who has no interest in music as a cow without a tail and horns. Unfortunately my grandfather thought otherwise. He felt that anyone […]

Life is never black and white. It has shades of grey.
Art and Literature

The Rainbow of my Life

September 23, 2011 Sudhir 21

Shelley wrote , ““Our sweetest songs are those that tell of our saddest thoughts.” What is so special of sadness? Wonder why do we buy grief. We sing of our tragedy, write reams of requiems […]

Art and Literature

From Sextant to a Sex Guru!

September 22, 2011 Sudhir 4

I remember not so long ago, I had attended a workshop on ‘ The Importance of Communication’ in London. Speaker after speaker espoused the need of a good vocabulary. Alas, all these speakers were from […]

Art and Literature

Ms. Batlivala goes on a Fast.

September 20, 2011 Sudhir 0

It is not easy being a socialite. Mrs. Batlivala could be a case study for all the IIMs on how to multitask effortlessly. But the last thing on her mind was IIM. To be fair […]

The Travails of a Vegetarian in a Non-Vegetarian World
Travel and Leisure

Once Bitten Twice Shy!!!

September 18, 2011 Sudhir 5

Although I have now blissfully settled in Manipal, I still retain my contacts with Miami which was my home for the last decade. Its always a joy to receive Indian visitors to Miami. The biggest […]

Travel and Leisure

I Met Angelina Jolie on the Plane!!!

September 16, 2011 Sudhir 0

No kidding. It was all Shakespearan. Veni ,Vidi ,Vici. She came, she smiled and she sat next to me. Even before we strapped our belts, she told me she was a big fan of Brad […]

Travel and Leisure

No Sex please we are British!

September 15, 2011 Sudhir 1

This and many other clichés were busted when I went to live in the UK and I am glad that I did. Don’t ask me why, but Britain always felt like a second home to […]