Calvin And Hobbes: The Last One

He opened his eyes to darkness. He felt around with his hands and found the wall to his right, along which his bed lay. He groped around until he found a switch and flipped it on. Harsh white fluorescent light filled the room and hurt his eyes. Reflexively, he closed them and groaned. His headContinue reading “Calvin And Hobbes: The Last One”

And Then, I Dreamt About Shoelaces… :)

I dream a lot, sometimes while driving, sometimes while sitting through a meeting, sometimes while talking to someone and mostly, when I’m sleeping (thankfully). I have this ability to phase out of a conversation in an instant and start dreaming about something totally unrelated and it usually takes a slap or a hard punch toContinue reading “And Then, I Dreamt About Shoelaces… :)”

The PR Lingo! :)

Being a public relations man has exposed me to a lot of interesting words and phrases, things that I’d never heard before, and things that caused me considerable distress (being a language purist) when I first heard them. Some of these are: 1. “Sit on this” – This is used while referring to an issueContinue reading “The PR Lingo! :)”

One More Promise…

I am usually a man who keeps my word. I don’t make promises I can’t keep. But recently, I’ve been on a breaking-promises spree. It all started with the these words: “It was a dark and stormy night…” Peanuts enthusiasts will recognize this as Snoopy’s favorite (and perhaps, the only) opening line in his novel.Continue reading “One More Promise…”

Cover me up, Scotty!

India has always been a very conservatively-confused country. No, that didn’t sound right. Let me try that again. India has always been a country with conservatively-confused people in power. Yeah, that sounds about right. Don’t get me wrong – I’m a politically-neutral, wardrobe-indifferent, optically-challenged, mentally-blessed, verbally-strong guy – but some things that these politicians doContinue reading “Cover me up, Scotty!”