Archive for the ‘RAJEEV’ Category

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Charminar

May 28, 2008

Yes.. After the long hiatus.. i find yet another ‘browsing centre’.. please refer to dear visitors for better understanding..

I am in hyderabad now for a month..

gonna go up and down a lotta shops.. and the next time you are in this town and find a well arranged shelf with horlicks & boost.. pick up a pack and appreciate rajeev for the great work.. heheheh

so thats gonna be it for another two weeks.. will make notes of interesting hyderabadisms..

Tab tak Mai Jaati.. Kaam karne ko mangti na..

Stewie ko Governor hona Mangti..

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Dear Visitors

April 22, 2008

At 35 Degress Celsius.. and 88% humidity.. I find myself at a loss of words.. most of my energy goes in gasping in the heat..

In addition to that, getting updated in a “Browsing Centre” as they are called in chennai.. My blog feels like a cheap whore.. So i will keep it short..

Till such time that I find a better place and climate to do it from.. I shall not update..

Within a week that will happen..

Thank You

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OOPS We did it again..

April 5, 2008

Britney is Bald.. So is Sehwag.. They both have had one off big hits..

Sachin is a mighty lucky bastard.. Now the whole of India would say “We lost because Sachin was not in the team”.. (Zaroor ghoos deke Injury bolta hoga.. phir match fix karke ferrari leta hoga)

( Also I recently heard that Aishwarya Rai lives (Used to Live) in the same building as Sachin.. and that Ash’s driver told someone that Sachin’s wife is having an affair with his Driver.. WTF.. Kya kya bolte hain log..)

So, yes.. unfortunately getting back to cricket.

I had stopped following Cricket.. stopped as though I was given a restraining order from it.

And I had done because of this very shameless spineless behavior our Babies in Blue Show..

Bloody morons.. I tell you.. Just fucking play the game.. Stop doing trapeze shows..

Play like it means something to you..

Stewie for Governor!!

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Indiblogger Meet – Monetising – $ Dreams

April 1, 2008

It was the day after farewell.. I had almost forgotten about the Pune Indiblogger Meet

It was to start at 4 Pm in Symbiosis Bhawan here. I left the house for precisely two reasons

1. Vineet Rajan (Who Was organising it!!)

2. Free Pizza (As was promised by Vineet)

The show started quite alrilte, with people walking in and introducing. I am fairly new to blogging and wasn’t really sure of what to expect.

The first thing was something of an introduction by the organisers and then all the bloggers present.

It was during this session that I realised.. A lot of prople make serious money with blogging.

I mean i had heard of AdSense.. But these guys were spewing out names of Adsites like an overflowing gutter in monsoon..

Kontera, Snap, This That..

And then this very normal.. stepping-into-middle-age-kinda-geek guy gets up on stage and shows us that he made upwards of  $50000 in a month.. he had been that kind of money with 200+ sites.. And I was like WO – HO..

Ever since then I had been crawling around trying to figure out the easy way to a car (Hheheheh)

But, I wonder if blogging going to burst at seams and become like Newspaper Classifieds..

Stewie for Governor!! and for ClickThroughs

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RACE – To the exit..

March 24, 2008

There are movies with the right amount of twists & Turns.. and then there are movies which have one FATEFUL twist in the plot

AND THEN..

There are movies like ‘RACE’ which are like the mazes at amusement park.

The movie seemed like a Great but Unsuccessful attempt at a big banner murder mystery thriller.. The first 30 mins are ok.. even good.. good production qualities and some great shots.

But after 30 mins, it’s all downhill.. and by the end it started reminding me of Saas-Bahu ‘K’ Serials where people keep coming back from the dead.. and eveyone seems to be having a relationship with everyone else..

Another question which comes to my mind is.. What the hell was that Reddy chick doin in the movie.. I mean Anil Kapoor himself seemed like excess baggage and add to that the reddy chick (I am sorry I don’t know her first name.. too much confusion.. too many sisters)

Which police department would employ such worthless buffoons.. What the hell.. Why did south africa agree to such buffoonery at their expense..

All in all this movie was an utter waste of money and time.. The last time I felt this cheated was when I went for ‘No Smoking’.. but at least that movie had some artistry.

This movie seemed like an ad for Provogue and BMW. (Both of which are very good)

and to top it all.. all this happened for 200 million (what currency is not clear).. I mean a website is worth more.. even a blog ( Hint Hint)..

Stewie for Governor.. and rebirth of Censorship for quality

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Oru Cup Chaaya…

October 28, 2007

late may 2007..

A small room in Ruby Tourist Home with an attached bath and red curtains in Vallanjambalam ( The temple at the turn).. also a neighbourhood in ernakulam.

The small room had a window which looked out into a small courtyard. A courtyard which was covered with a thick sheet of Heat Absorbing, Wind stopping, Greenhousing Asbestos… and just so that people do not forget… IT IS LATE MAY.. AND IT IS KERALA…

It has been a month and a half of roaming.. incessant roaming.. sometimes pointless.. sometimes fruitful.. but mostly in the sun doing up and down shop stairs asking the same questions replete with misunderstood statements made in a salad of languages… Communication is not difficult.. it is conversation that stumps me.

I have met 40 something Dark, Hairy, Big men called lo and behold “BABY JOSEPH”.. yes.. I kid you not..

I have felt the pleasant feeling of meeting a fellow tamilian.. or seeing a quick familiar gesture on hearing I am with the horlicks company..

There is great comfort in routine.. No ugly turns.. No guesswork.. you know exactly what tomorrow holds in store.. (By store I wish to intend a PUN.. one that I will be going to a lotta stores.. and two is what it means)

So getting back to Late May 2007..

The day would begin nice and early with a sweaty neck.. which used to wake me up everyday.. which pissed me off so much.. the irritating summer sweat in the neck.. eeewww… followed with a warm shower at 7 am.. warm water at 7 friggin am and there is no concept of hot water for bating (I will get to hot water at a later post) in kerala..at least in may.. The water was hot on it’s own.

715 and I was out.. walking to the nearby hotel.. go ahead and order myself an APPAM or a DOSHA.. topped with copious amounts of sambar and chutney..In this place like many of the small hotels.. there is no concept of single serving sambar or chutney.. if you want you could bathe your dosa in sambar

It was really difficult to choose between the DOSHA or APPAM.. even though the similarity is uncanny with the sambar..but still..

I would occasionally Indulge in a cup of KADALA (The aftertaste will linger for a while.. better be prepared for that) with the appam.. or better still order PAROTTA..but only sometimes.. Kadala is a spicy dish made with Kale Chane.. Little too spicy to be had everyday.. But a day saver when you just want to wake up..Parotta is something which is a crispy flaky parantha in the morning.. when it is made.. In the afternoon when it is just heated and served.. it also acts like a stepney in case you have a flat…

The breakfast set the foundation for another day in kerala for me..

But it was never quite a complete experience… without ORU CUP CHAYA.. or one cup tea.. the beauty of weak kerala tea after a heavy spicy breakfast followed with a swift smoke on the way to the bus stop IS an experience in itself..

Man I miss the breakfast at (the hotel I never saw the name of but went to everyday)

Stewie for Governor!!! and Parotta for President..

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Hanckneyed or Stilted.. You take your Pick

October 16, 2007

When I sit down to make a new entry.. or for that matter, when I see some other posts in most of the blogs… I wonder how similar writings are.

Most of us are just expressing our mood.. about the day.. someone special or not so.. maybe something which someone said or something we saw..

Introspection sets the general mood.. Hunour invariably is peppered with satire.. there is a feeling of “I am right when I say this”

We write a few lines and wonder.. speechek.. Chek for grammar.. Look around.. maybe take a stroll in the house.. wonder whats in the fridge..   Except tomorrow to bring something better into our lives..

And then there are those who have a blog to ‘show’  the world that they also have a blog… “Hey, you know how many hits I got today? I did this to the blog and I did that..

There is the occasional Cut-Copy-Paste posts..

A few discuss politics and the future of the world in general..

Still a few attempt a smear campaign on the rest of the world ..

And I sit here in introspection… And conclude that..

I am all of the above..

Blogging is good..

Stewie for Governor!!! By now you should be saying this too….