The world has gone into quarantine. Home locked, we are experiencing something which most of us crave. Free time. Family time. Me time. The next few days we will spend time bonding with the family, reading, writing, binge watching. A lot of hidden talents will be discovered. Yes, some will also continue working. Go deeper… Continue reading What will you get out of this quarantine?
Scary. Deadly. Viral. The COVID-19 has put us all in a Sleep/Shutdown Mode. Some of us are working from home. Some partially working. Some lucky ones are off work. We all can enjoy a break. So here's list of interesting things I read / experienced in the last few weeks. The Secret to Upgrading Your… Continue reading 5 Reads – 21 March 2020
E-commerce companies are spoiling us with all these massive discount days and shopping festivals. There is an on-going debate on who is making the money and who is burning some more. However there is one thing for sure, consumers are grabbing deals to their benefits. As part of Flipkart's Big Billion Day, the Google Home… Continue reading Google Home Mini: My Experience Report
After flickr, Instagram has helped me stay inspired on the course of my being a hobbyist photographer. Please note "hobbyist" is very important, since I don't call myself a photographer. On my Instagram feed has been the now famous Joseph Radhik. Latest claim to fame - He is the one who shot the wedding of… Continue reading Lessons from PEPx 2018
Let me tell you why children are liars and you should not believe them. I am not hungry. 3 minutes later the plate is wiped clean of any food in there. I am not sleepy. 3 minutes later you are struggling to free yourself from their embrace. I am not thirsty. 30 seconds after the… Continue reading Children are liars don’t believe them
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