Should I be glad I don’t have a daughter or sad I have a son?
Every one of us celebrating Women’s Day is fake.
Whenever the record for the world’s tallest building is broken, which is that a new building becomes the world’s tallest building, an economic downturn begins.
Once upon a time, I didn’t work in a tech company. I didn’t work in a company that’s product was a service it offered through the internet. This is the type of company that doesn’t have a brick-and-mortar presence; it is present in whatever gadget you’re using. This is the type of company that doesn’t… Continue reading Working in a Tech Company Made Me a Better Customer
Ted Bundy died on the electric chair in a Florida prison in 1989, because he was convicted for murdering 3 women. He confessed to killing around 30, while he’s suspected of having murdered close to a 100. What is there then to learn from such an evil being, you'd ask. Anyone who’s read even the… Continue reading Life Lessons from Serial Killer Ted Bundy
(This column was first published on yowoto.)Question: Does a kid ever stop misbehaving?Answer: Even adults don’t.Kids don’t stop misbehaving; they don’t stop doing the things that embarrass their parents. Of course, they don’t keep doing the same things through their growing years. They simply stop one thing that is bugging you and start doing something… Continue reading When to Stop Being Embarrassed of Your Child!
(This column was first published on Yowoto.) I'm sure you’ve heard of the good cop-bad cop routine. You need to watch a few crime movies if you haven’t. This is an integral part of parenting that you're going to fail at if you don’t know how to correctly use this routine with your children. The… Continue reading The Good Cop – Bad Cop Routine
Recent psychology studies have suggested that nostalgia boosts optimism. They're now saying that most nostalgic events are social events, which remind us about people, instances and things that we care about. In effect, this means that being nostalgic is good for you. However, that’s not how I've looked at nostalgia. The dictionary definition of ‘nostalgia’… Continue reading Nostalgia – Glass Half Full or Half Empty?
Recently, I read somewhere that the Indian film industry lost a bundle of millions in the last couple of years because of piracy. A few thousand jobs are said to have been lost because of filmi pirates (not the kind who appear on-screen) as well. The article that disclosed these figures failed to mention how… Continue reading No Wonder Film Piracy is Rampant
Title: Sycamore Row Author: John Grisham Publisher: Hachette India ISBN: 978-1-444-77955-4 Genre: Thriller Pages: 550 Source: Personal Copy Rating: 3.5/5 One of the reasons why I look forward to Diwali every year is because it is around this time of the year that a John Grisham novel usually comes out. Apart from the Theodore Boone… Continue reading Book Review – ‘Sycamore Row’ by John Grisham