Thursday, 24 June 2010

Voting Starts - SATSQ Contest 1

So far the contest has been quite well received in terms of people checking in to see what it is about. The responses have only been few so far..

If you would like to participate or see what I am talking about, check out "SATSQ - Contest 1"

Tuesday, 22 June 2010

Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions (SATSQ) - Contest 1

There used to be a really funny feature in the MAD Magazine that I used to enjoy and lap up. It was called "Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions". It used to have a hilarious combination of dumb questions and terrific comebacks by the cult cartoonist Al Jaffee

Wednesday, 9 June 2010

The Matinee Idol

My first drabble! For those who may not know, a drabble is an extremely short work of fiction exactly one hundred words in length around an interesting idea or concept

Saturday, 5 June 2010

To Think or To Blink - Book Review

Just finished reading Malcolm Gladwell's Blink. I have never been much of a reader of non-fiction and usually make a bee line towards the fiction section rather than Non-Fiction.

Blink was pretty much an exception (I caught someone reading it at an Airport lounge and decided to pick it up later). While it did not blow me away, it was an interesting read.

Friday, 4 June 2010

Arose by Other names!

The title of this post is a twist of the Shakespearean quote "A rose by any other name..". If the name, as the lines suggest, is not important, then why do people whether from the days of yore or today's blogging blokes and twittering twits, choose to use names other than their own?

Sunday, 30 May 2010

The dark night - 55 Fiction

“It’s the last night”, Gopal swore as he slept restlessly.

His children and wife were tugging on the torn blanket in the cold pavement.

Wednesday, 26 May 2010

10 D-Uh Moments due to the Tech revolution!

Many people are quite often confounded by the burgeoning reach of technology in their lives. Unseen and unheard in many cases, technology has entered into many of our day to day lives and irrevocably entwined itself into our routines. Even confirmed Luddites have had to embrace email and mobile phones, whether or not they welcomed it with arms wide open!