Sometimes the most quiet and unassuming people do the most amazing things. Commander Dilip Donde is one such person. He’s quiet and sparse, his language and manner without any unnecessary flourishes and frills. Perhaps if you saw him in a crowd, your gaze would stop at him for a moment, and then pass on. Read more
This week’s special treat is a guest post from Sai Raje who works on my team and recently returned from a trip to UK and Scotland.
I was never a whisky lover who could wax eloquent about the finer differences between a whisky and a whiskey. But blending your own whisky at a Scottish Highland distillery is just the sort of thing that turns you over to the other side. Read more
When I was in the Andamans, learning to dive, I learnt a very remark-worthy figure. Of the hundreds of people who learn to dive there every season, only 1 per cent are Indians.
I couldn’t fathom it. What could possibly be keeping us away from enjoying a thrilling activity like scuba diving. Not the cost. Read more
All that talk a couple of posts back about taking so many photos that we’re too busy recording the moment to actually enjoy it, made me think about the other things that have become an essential part of our connected world. We talk on our phones with friends while we’re sitting with friends, check for messages even when we don’t have any, need 24-hour internet access, and the coolest new software is the one that lets you simultaneously update your status on Facebook, Twitter and GTalk. Read more