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October 16, 2011

Why #OWS will not work in Mumbai

So there are people in thousands turning up in NY, London, Berlin to protest against the big bad capitalist society and about a 100 in Manila and @occupy_mumbai is trying its best to drum up support in the Indian capital, and trying to decide whether #occupymumbai is alive or not. […]
October 5, 2011

Greed is God

From Mother India Thanks to all of you who left comments on my previous blog post.Brainstorming with my friend John Purkiss had a few Eureka moments today. I wanted to share the first of these with you just now. To Earth Mother  Having spent the first 26 years of my […]
October 3, 2011


The world burned this weekend. Heated pavements,  rivulets of sweat pouring down the un-shirted joggers, flowers blossoming in abrupt surprise and the fallen leaves evaporating before twilight. And with it the last vestiges of the veil lifted from my eyes. She told me it was the giant hand hand of […]
September 17, 2011

Touched by an alien

 Was watching an ESPN promo cut by a colleague yesterday. The man in the ad is so obsessed by the FA cup that he uses his fork to shape his mashed potatoes into the FA cup itself. And then I had a flashback – the scene clearly lifted from Close […]
September 11, 2011

The sad figure that tries again and again

He nodded. “There is always a ghost of you if things hadn’t worked out,” he said glumly. “This sad figure trying and trying and trying.” He mustered a smile. “Anyway, it did work,” he said. “He’s gone away.”Not for me yet. For I am that figure. The one who tries […]