A Birthday Post for Himani Sahni

This post is dedicated to an ardent reader Himani Sahni of Gurgaon who will be celebrating her birthday on January 31 – today. She mailed me yesterday and requested a funny post, so that she can wake up to something funny on her birthday. I am glad Himani happened to be a lady – I …

Fourth free birthday gift

I always wanted to be somebody in life. Somebody big and famous…somebody people rushed to meet…somebody people wrote to…basically somebody big. But I guess I should have been more specific in my prayers for God made me a funny blogger. Barring a few incidents here and there (mostly with credit card companies where I had …

Third, Free Birthday Post

How years fly by. Back then I was a dashing 30 year old, but now I am reduced to a weary 33-year-old man. Though dark complexioned, back then I was a heart throb amongst the dark skinned, relatively short Dravidians but now am caught in a vortex of tall, fair & handsome Aryans. I am …

Losing bets

A ‘bet` is an interesting concept. For both Sachin fans and chiropterologists a ‘bat` might seem a better concept but for a gambler like me, ‘bet` is definitely ‘bet`ter. Now, you know why the word ‘better` is not spelt as ‘batter`. My first bet in life was when my close friend and 7th standard classmate …

And then, one year flew by

This post is dedicated to an ardent reader Himani Sahni of Gurgaon who will be celebrating her birthday on January 31. Last year, she had mailed me requesting a funny post as a birthday gift. I obliged. Today – one year later – she proved history and women to be similar by repeating her request. …