Archive for the ‘Trips’ Category

I recently found out that there’s a cinema in Melbourne (Cinema Nova) that plays offbeat films; so I decided to catch the french flick Paris, je t’aime which I’d been dying to see ever since I heard about it. Also, the lovely Ms Portman has a part in it. Now, friends and family will vouch […]

As it is, I’m not too big on flying…so a 13 hour flight (with a stop at Bangkok) can get a bit unnerving. But what if matters take a turn for the worse? First, I had difficulty clearing my bags from Bangalore (too heavy they said) and then it turns out that one of my […]

Remember Lester Burnham? Remember how he freed himself from the shackles of corporate and marital slavery? (Yes I said marital slavery) Remember how he lived? Remember how he died? Sometimes I think I want to be more like that. I want to be the kind of guy who can afford to quit his job and […]

Work is driving me nuts. One thing about working in a huge firm is that you tend to feel insignificant most/all of the time. There seems to be no meaning in anything you do…no greater good. You walk around like a zombie all day and do whatever you’re told without thinking twice about it. I’m […]

Disclaimer: The author wishes to state that the following pointless rant (as always) is the fault of  Andhra Pradesh Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) who in their great wisdom gave him the last seat on the bus from Hyderabad to Bangalore as a result of which the author was unable to get any sleep. To add to his […]

I’m sitting at my work station and I’m afraid I’ll fall asleep any moment now. That wouldn’t be too cool so I’ve decided to write. I’ve been severely sleep deprived for the last few days and things have been going very very wrong ever since I set foot in this place. It all started with […]

Alright, I read a lot. But, I’m not one of those guys who can read just about anything…somehow I have this inherent need to connect with the protagonist; to be able to relate to him or her (mostly just him). Few books have really delivered on that level and they include Catcher in the Rye, […]