Last month I completed 1 year since I quit advertising, quit a job and started managing a small business along with my wife. What I do now is different from what I did in the past 14 years of my working life. Different but at the core very same. However running your own business has… Continue reading 11 Lessons from being a business owner
A few months ago Sandeep Singh, my ex-boss at Quasar Media who now heads Freecultr called me to introduce and induct me into the BETA version of Freecultr Express. This is an online initiative by the fashion brand to let artists / photographers & the creative lot have their designs printed on a t-shirt, which… Continue reading Photography finds a new expression at Freecultr Express
Simple as it may sound, it doesn't seem to be. A couple of Google searches, checked IFTTT but there wasn't something which seemed easy and above all "Automated" with scheduled delivery options. The most famous way to do it is - Pocket to Instapaper to Kindle. Messy! After much digging around and checking reddit comment… Continue reading Automate sending your Pocket Articles to Kindle
As a practice every night I try and read for at least 30 mins before I sleep. The other night I was reading on my Kindle. My little one walks into the room and comes around the bed side to see what I am doing. I see her pick up one of my other books (print… Continue reading What my 2 year old kid thinks of the Kindle?
One of the key highlights of 2014 was a short trip to Yiwu City in China. I had the opportunity to visit one of the world’s largest wholesale market which boasts of over 65,000 traders/manufacturer outlets. The trip gave me a very small but impactful exposure to the business processes of the country and probably… Continue reading Travel Diary: Business Trip to China
My food blog Khana Peena hasn't been getting much action. It's not that I don't eat enough but I am not writing enough about the food I enjoy these days. So I don't think I deserve to have a food blog and instead will be sharing the food bites & more here on this blog… Continue reading Restaurant Review: Burma Burma
If I had my way, I probably would have had piped music play across my home and office. But until that happens I am happy to have music on all the available devices around me. A new addition has been this JBL Micro Wireless Speaker. Thank you to the lovely sisters for the gift. Been… Continue reading Music to my ears: New JBL speaker
Spent a few days at this lovely hotel property in Pune called the O Hotel. Will be sharing a detailed experience later at Trip Advisor but something which really grabbed my interest was the smart and witty messaging on some of the hotel goodies in the room.
Over the years every photographer tends to develop a style and a preference. Could be nature, black & whites, wildlife and so on. I don't think I have shot enough to develop a style but if there is something I really like shooting, it is portraits. Here are some of my favourites. This was shot… Continue reading My favourite portrait photographs
This little suitcase is on my desk now. Takes care of the shiny new business cards which just came in. I made it with SKY Goodies paper stuff. Paper sheets which you need to tear along the perforation, glue up some ends and its ready. Read more about it here.