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February 3, 2013

What does it take to start a startup?

When Taavet Hinrikus, moved from Estonia to London, he was shocked at the bank rates he had to pay to send money back to his hometown. Then, a friend and fellow Estonian faced the same problem and talking about it, they came up with an idea to beat the system. Taavet […]
January 18, 2013

Why does it take death to recognise life?

Sophiya Haque, 1971 – 2013 I saw her in Akasa & thought she was the most beautiful thing in the galaxy. Then met her and knew it was for real. It was 1993, and thanks to STAR TV beaming the avaricious world of Bold and the Beautiful  into the subcontinent, […]
January 14, 2013

Is TWH really the new TDH?

Tall, Fair and Handsome?  “…Fair complexion has always been associated with success and popularity. Men and women alike desire fairness, it is believed to be the key to a successful life.” Gaaah! It’s a joke, a pun, a tongue-in-cheek take of a that old adage of how being blonde and […]
January 8, 2013

I am a Voyeur not a Player (conclusion to Rockstar – a Love Story)

“You are not the only one on this planet you know?” Tiina can hear the anger threading through the girl’s voice like a whiplash. His voice drops to a murmur in reply so she can’t hear the words. She watches in surprise then as they embrace. Oh! So that’s how this […]
January 8, 2013

Walk the ramp, talk the talk

In God’s own country… Where a ramp came to symbolise so much more The drill pounded into the earth, and the sounds of men swearing whole-heartedly in Malayalam, while welding together the iron bars against the external walls of the bedroom, overwhelmed my senses. The noise grew in intensity throughout the […]