After writing the post on a disappointing celluloid version of an appreciated book ("A plea to the authors"), I tried to classify my books in Library thing (www.librarything.com) based on whether a movie has been made on them. I was surprised to find that out of 172 books in my library, atleast 52 have been … Continue reading Books to Movies
Finally, the axe has fallen - on the already troubled cricketers who had started looking at modelling as an alternative career option after the stressful game.The BCCI, fed up with the modeling focus, finally decided that the players will have to chose between the two careers. The poor cricketers (and don't our hearts go out … Continue reading The great axe!
Last week, I went to the theatre to watch a much awaited movie - 'The Namesake'. For it was based on a book which I had much appreciated and liked - for its characters, the story, the thought and a lot of small details.As the movie began, a hint of dis-satisfaction began to seep in … Continue reading A plea to the authors
In the process of shifting to a new home, we have suddenly been exposed to a heavy dose of the tipping culture that has found its way in India. In the last few days, we may have handed out a substantial chunk as tips to the delivery guys, assembling folks, security guards etc. And that … Continue reading The quintessential tipping…