Tuesday, July 25, 2006
The much debated 'Helmet Rule' is becoming funny now. While most other cities in India make helmets compulsory, Karnataka has been 'debating' this for a while now. This debate is well over a decade old now, I think.
Recently, the state government (again) introduced a law making helmets compulsory for both riders and pillion. However, the opposition has wondered why we need helmets when traffic moves at a snail's pace, thus slowing down the passing of the rule. While googling, I discovered that there is also actually a campaign AGAINST helmets! Can't people find a real cause for a change?
Monday, July 24, 2006
... from the best film-makers.
A while back, by a simple twist of fate, I watched two different movies spun around grown men that cross-dress. They’re from different eras, with very different premises and with very different styles. Also, they’ve both won their Oscars etc, and raked in sufficient box-office moolah. I enjoyed both movies myself, too.
But, from both movies, what I’ve learnt (since I make it a point to learn something everyday) includes some things that I didn’t know about womankind…
1. Women incessantly shave their legs, sometimes twice a day. It’s also the biggest feminine thing any man can do, evidently. Once you’ve shaved your legs, you’re in.
2. Women get pinched/hit-upon however butt-ugly they are, even if they are ugly as men.
Friday, July 21, 2006
Tuesday, July 18, 2006
A lot has been written and tried thus far. Go see this and that for more.
If in India, and you can use certain gateways to read blogs, or use your RSS feeds.
All of this is quite annoying, and seems to be against our fundamental right to expression. I hope this resolves itself before it all goes out of hand.
Monday, July 17, 2006
Thursday, July 13, 2006
I recently bumped into an old classmate from school. He'd done this and that since he left. But now, he has his own recruitment agency, and employs like six or seven people! quite kicked he was, saying that it's a great feeling to be responsible for salaries every month.
And of course, there is 'ol Pichchi, from my business school. He gave up his decent consulting job to open his own grocery store in Faridabad. I looked him up when I was in Delhi earlier this year. His OWN shop!!! Pictures below.
Tuesday, July 11, 2006
Anyhow, my continuing battle with digital photographic equipment continues, except that this time I've managed to wangle a cable that connects my phone to my computer. Can you believe that a simple cable as that costs 1800 rupees? Anyhow, someone at work has a cable, and the result of that will manifest itself in blogposts to come.