Month: February 2006

For all the dopers and smokers…

There’s a modern saying – “Kissing a smoker is like licking an ash-tray”. While this is what non smokers say, there are a few people who advocate smoking – some people have gone to the extent of producing a song to encourage smokers. I got a similar song as a forward from one of my […]

… And Again!

It rained again today – heavy rain – nice weather and I’m down with fever 🙁 But that won’t stop me from posting a few more images of rain in Dubai on my blog, would it? So, here we go… Images courtesy: Puneet Miglani The following images courtesy: Narayan and Vipurva. These images were taken […]

But it rained…

It started raining in Dubai last night – well, not rain exactly, but drizzles. The time right now as I write this entry is 9:47 a.m. and it’s still drizzling. Water, Water everywhere. The weather is pleasant. Not a perfect day for work. As my colleague puts it, it’s a perfect weather to “h*mp” :o) […]

Bad Google!

It was just last week that Google launched its new version of the popular desktop search client. The new Google Desktop 3, which is now available for free download at the search giant’s web site, has hit a controversy. According to news reports floating around, the software’s new search-across-computers feature could put sensitive data at […]

Where there is a will, there’s a weapon

Lord of War is a film that charts the rise and fall of Yuri Orlov, from his early days in the early 1980s in Little Odessa. The film goes through a phase of Yuri’s ups and downs of his weapon-trafficking business right from him selling guns to mobsters in his local neighbourhood, through to his […]

Wanna get your report card signed from your Dad?

Father passing by his teenage daughter’s bedroom was astonished to see the bed was nicely made and everything was neat and tidy. Then he saw an envelope propped up prominently on the centre of the pillow. It was addressed “Dad”. With the worst premonition, he opened the envelope and read the letter with trembling hands:- […]

There is no justice without sin

Watched Sin City over the weekend. Sin City is a brilliant movie adapted from Frank Miller’s collection of graphic novels about an imaginery town called Basin City. Basin City is also called “Sin City”, because it is a violent city where the police department is as corrupt as the streets are deadly. “Sin City” is […]