E-mailers are typically spam. Announcements of yet another discount, promo codes or some "gift with a catch" which you are likely to never use. There is a complete science on how to make more of your readers open the e-mailers, engage with them and take some action. This is not a blog for getting to… Continue reading Has an e-mailer made you smile lately?
A.M Naik recently moved out from the position of CEO of Larsen & Toubro after spending over 50 years in the company. ‘I gave zero time to my wife, no time to my children’ That’s about L&T chief Naik’s only regret as he gears up to cede control of the group. Scary. Imagine giving 50… Continue reading Why I am going to give in to my kid’s demand
Festive time is usually when the newspapers are filled with shopping discount ads and sales promotions. This Dussehra, one ad really caught my attention. Some lovely art direction here. Society Tea's Festive Greeting. Would be really glad to mention the credits if you happen to know the team who produced this work. Have you seen… Continue reading Ad Pick: Society Tea’s Dussehra Greeting
After a rather hectic work period wife and I decided to take a short holiday. Thanks to Air Asia's introductory discounts we jumped on-board and flew to BALI. We've had a lot of beach holidays and this time we wanted it to be different. The idea was to enjoy the city and its offerings. So… Continue reading Travel Diary: Bali
Empty mind is a devil’s workshop. In my case just not so devilish after all. December & January are typically light months at work. The empty mind and free time made me dig out the ignored Coffee Machine. This was a very old purchase during my stay in Nairobi. Once back in India it was… Continue reading Coffee Experiement with Blue Tokai Roasters
My mother always said that if you didn't have enough problems in your life, you would not value hard work and one would lose faith in God. Point Noted. As you grow up you realise one problem is just around the corner as you are about to get over the current issue. After experience you find… Continue reading Quick-fix to problems of life
Mumbai's local taxis are iconic. Sometime in early 2015 during one of the many taxi rides I hit upon the idea of a small photo project. I spent the next few months capturing the super colourful interior roofs of the taxis. This is a collection of some of the shots. Full Album (14 Photos) on… Continue reading Mumbai Taxis Photo Project
The last few weeks have been such a delight to see the bunch of Diwali Ads of TV. No, I am not talking about the happy families sharing gifts, the oh-so-good husband giving jewellery to his wife or the kids getting a larger TV for their room. This Diwali there seems to be a consensus,… Continue reading Make this a Happy Diwali for everyone
Spending time with the little one is therapeutic, gives me the opportunity to be me. We talk, laugh, scream, we share and we both learn. Did you know that rain rubber shoes (gumboots) are called “galoshes”? No, even I didn’t. My kid is teaching me and I am happy to learn. Ask Questions “Why is… Continue reading My Kid Is Teaching Me and I am happy to learn
In June 2014, I accompanied Neel (@EnjayKayb) for a photo walk around the Gateway of India & Fountain areas of Mumbai city. The photo set remained unprocessed for a long time. Here are a few from the morning walk. See full collection on flickr.