I used to be a vegetarian. And not just any vegetarian. I was a staunch, unmovebale, People for Animals card-carrying, Maneka Gandhi loyal vegetarian. I have saved cats from being made homeless. I have stopped buffaloes from being slaughtered. That level of vegetarian. I ate veg-ala-Kiev (try it. call me if you are still alive […]
Through Chandni’s blog here, came across this NGO called Pragya. It sounds quite interesting. Their USP is they operate in the Himalayas exclusively over 8,000 feet!! Isn’t that something? It says the organization was started by two management graduates who were riding across the Himalayas from Itanagar to Leh in 1990. Moved by the deprivation […]
Hunger in my growling stomach calls to you O my curly twirly twisty friend You have kept me running like new Whether it snowed or it rained.
A little while back, I wrote this for the BikeNomads 2009 calendar. Well, this among other things. …The evening birds match chords with my thump. The neon lights of the city become blurry lines as I enter the encroaching dark of the highway. The earth is my bed, the sky is my roof…
Sometimes, the biggest ain’t the best. No I am not saying it was the best. But the rather small (for anyone who has seen the Delhi’s Auto Expo) Mumbai International Auto Show was a lot of fun. I don’t know who organized it or why. But they didn’t really do a nice job at it. […]
BikeNomads Mumbai meets tomorrow near Karnala. This is the first time Mumbai guys are meeting since I joined the group in late June last year. Promises to be fun. Plan is to have dinner at the dhaba. Hopefully there will be fresh chicken. In all 14 riders are confirmed. Show of force is in order. […]
Early morning on a Sunday and I am already ripping on the NH4 towards Lonavala. Its funny how a lazy bone like me who would rather cut his right hand off and feed it to a dog than wake up early in the morning would get up and be in a town a 100 kilometres […]
Well, we have finally done it. The calendars are out. And they look absolutely awesome. Very very professional job. And lovely pictures.
लड़कपन की खुशियाँ जिनके संग बांटी जवानी की सुबह की ठिठुरन काटी आज दोस्त वो सारे दिल तोड़ चले हैं हमेशा के लिए मुंह मोड़ चले हैं।
In her rather heart-warming and oft read commencement address (full article) for Harvard’s Class of 2008, J K Rowling, creator of Harry Potter, says: …many prefer not to exercise their imaginations at all. They choose to remain comfortably within the bounds of their own experience, never troubling to wonder how it would feel to have […]