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And the Winners are...

Hi there. How do you feel you've done in the Quiz ? Pretty good ? Confident you've beaten the rest and taken your rightful spot as the winner of the quiz ? Well, I hope you had fun because it was a whole lot of…

The Godyears Movie Quiz 2012

I hope all of you had a fun weekend. For those newcomers who want a quick review of what's going on, this is a Movie Trivia based contest running through Christmas week at Godyears. For more details on the rules and …

Christmas Contest at Godyears

Those of you who like free prizes please raise your hand. Good. Because that's what you stand to get from this site next week as my Christmas / New Year gift to you. Free. Freee ! FREEEEE !! Of course, ther…

An anthology of love stories by Indian authors

"We've all experienced the first flush of love and remember the lingering fragrance of it. For ages Love has remained one of the most cherished experiences that everyone wishes to live through at least once. " - …

After all this time ? Always...

Warning : Nerd alert. Fellow (old time) blogger Nisha had commented on her opinion of Jab Tak Hain Jaan and how it failed to move her. After seeing the movie, I have to say I agree with her. A lot of people online talk of…

Let's talk about (safe) sex, baby !

"...we all know how and where babies come from, thanks in no small part to our parents and Cartoon Network : storks deliver them when mommy and daddy love each other. While these storks tend to be really busy in our be…

Year 8 - Be a Rainbow in someone else's cloud

“I may not have gone where I intended to go,  but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.”  ― Douglas Adams. Tony Blair. Dubyaman. Mangal Pandey. Salaam Namaste. Batman Begins. Revenge of the Sith.  'Don't…

Make a chit

Take a small piece of paper.  Write down, in no particular order, ten memories of your life that always bring a smile to your face.  You can write it in any language, use codewords, symbols which only you know or draw sm…

The Legend of the Malabar Vampire

You are probably more familiar with the term 'vampire', the most famous being the legend of Count Dracula of Romania. There are variations of this legend spread all across the globe, ranging from Portugal, Malaysia, A…

How to save someone who is choking on a foreign body

A month back, we had discussed about the basic life saving measures when you come across an unresponsive child. Today, we'll deal with something you and I have seen many a time on the big screen in slapstick comedies but i…

Within that inch, we are free...

You shot a small girl because she felt she deserved the right to study. You shot her because you felt that her concept of secularism was a crime. You strongly believe that what you are doing is going to get you into heaven…

The need to feed... blog feed

When I changed from '.blogspot.com' to '.net' a couple of months ago, one thing which I did not factor in was the problem of feeds / email subscribers. I got a few emails from people who earlier had me in thei…

The ice-cream stick house

Hi. Hi. ... Are you okay ? I've been better. What about you ? Same. Been a little busy. Work and all. Oh. ok. So. So. I heard your dad's pissed with me. A bit. A bit ? Okay. A lot. I'm reall…

Open publication - Free publishing - More crime For those of you who patiently waited, here is the issue of TM Publishing's Crimson Fog, featuring my story 'Chasing August', which I had talked about earlier .…

The C-A-B of saving a child

I did a PALS ( Paediatric Advanced Life Support ) course this weekend. In addition to getting an internationally certified 'License to use defibrillator on kids and stick them with big pointy needles' card, I also l…