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January 14, 2014

Fifteen ways to bend a selfie

Clearly someone like me who takes selfies does not have any friends: so I resort to posting pictures of myself, taken by me.  However, once I had mastered the art of the selfie, the question arose: how do I use this very essential skill to meet new people? The answer: by […]
December 30, 2013

Eleven reasons why I selfie : and you?

I hate my face, my hair, my features. Yet, they also fascinate me – these expressions, which belong to the person in the mirror; so much more mysterious than the faces I encounter everyday. For reflected in my eyes I see: a search for the answer to that eternal conundrum—what […]
December 1, 2013

Did Paul Walker catch the perfect wave?

I noticed him only because he came across a gentle soul on screen, a thankful contrast to all that testosterone, fast cars, curvaceous women and exotic locales which assailed my eyes. Poof! And he was gone, swallowed up by a ball of fire. The irony—not lost on anyone—was that he […]
November 24, 2013

What happens when Bad Boys grow up?

The middle-aged pop star on stage; sported a dramatic sweep of grey on the crown of his thick locks. He sang about a losing battle with weight and broke into an impromptu nursery rhyme for his infant daughter; unabashedly serenading the thirty-year old ladies in the crowd who squealed his […]
November 15, 2013

How Cyrus Daruwala wrote one of India’s first crowd-funded books

Thanks to Ruby Iyer’s mis-adventures on the Bombay local trains, (and with a little nudge from Pooja Vir) : I stumbled across Cyrus Daruwala and his very interesting, crowd-funded book, I Take This Train Too. It’s been a while since I featured an Inspirational Avatar – but I think Cyrus is one. So, […]