Rider Mania 2012

Yes. Its been a long time since I wrote. Been busy is not my excuse. I ve been doing a lot of travelling lately: both for business and pleasure. One such pleasurable trip was to Rider Mania 2012 recently. Its an event held annually for all Royal E…

Today was my saddest day ever …

Little did I know what the next few days are going to unravel when I set off for this adventure-packed trek on Saturday. Had I had a clue I would ve gone some place urgent. As a mortal, you always think in hindsight: “if only I knew, I could have …

Friends are for keeps!

Today, due to some evening plans, I decided to take a local bus to office. After boarding a completely jam packed bus, I became a witness to an amazing thing that I want to share with you all here. The bus was full of school going kids. I was stan…

Healthy living my way: First full week to Office on a bicycle!

There are hundreds and thousands of two wheelers on Indian roads. Of all the two wheelers probably bicycle hold a very minority stake! Why? In this ever increasing uptrend of the fuel prices, why aren’t people giving up their fuel guzzlers (motorb…

Big Names but pathetic service.

Service level agreement in India is one very important thing missing amongst the way people provide service in Indian businesses. Everyone is so casual about things that he/she is least bothered about their customer’s time. Yes. Time. In today’s fast moving world where things change left right and center within minutes – TIME is an…

E-mail: missed sending an attachment?

This is so common these days that I chose to write about it. Emails have become a crucial part of our life now. All communication now happens via emails. People applying for jobs, applying for higher studies, asking for information, and many more. Ever wondered what happens if you miss attaching an important file to…

Felt nostalgic: this time I was a tourist in York.

The train to York from London was late as usual. Got off the train, stood in the queue for taxi,… got in a taxi and said, “XX Hobgate please.”. Yes. York was once my home. We used to live in Hobgate. This time round I visited York on business much as a tourist. Every street…

Recession does the gullible house owners.

I met Jennifer after almost 6 months and from what I discovered, I had to write something about it. This is a log of events that have made life terrible for Jennifer. I know Jennifer for almost two years now. She was our very sweet and special landlady when we were residing at Hobgate in…

Ian’s magic on the Organ.

It was one of those rare Saturday afternoons when the clouds were at bay and the sun shining upon us (a bit too hot for York). Me, Ian and Johnathan chose to take a short walk after lunch. Through the loch, we came upon a Church which we found was totally unmanned when we entered….

Windows Vista misbehaves: opens new windows for each folder…

This is a repost of: Hans Melis from here only slightly edited. Recently, Vista started opening folders in a new window even though “Open each folder in the same window” was selected in the folder options. Obviously something had changed but I didn’t know what. There were more indications that something was wrong, including: Explorer…

Launching Uproot.in (Indian Classifieds Site) …

The most awaited stable release of the Indian Classifieds site is finally up. Visit: http://uproot.in. The site offers users to post their advertisements absolutely FREE of cost. The site caters to almost all cities in India and there are numerous categories one can post an Ad into. After several weeks of development and alpha testing…