Hair today, gone tomorrow

I am a few drinks of Vodka down and that`s good news. I can indulge in self-flagellation better when drunk. Didn`t someone famous….ironically I am not able to remember his name…once say: “Alcohol dulls the pain.” Let me break the news – I am losing hair and that too very fast. So much so, when …

The red & white Santa Claus

Did you know? At the beginning of the 1930s, the burgeoning Coca-Cola company was still looking for ways to increase sales of their product during winter, then a slow time of year for the soft drink market. They turned to a talented commercial illustrator named Haddon Sundblom, who created a series of memorable drawings that …

Accepting gifts from relatives

Rekha`s elder sister Rema and her husband Sudhir have come down to India from the Gulf. What kabuliwalas were in the 70s, the Gulfwalas are today. They always come back with goodies for everybody. This being the Christmas season, I wouldn`t be off target if I compared them to Santa Claws. Oops! Santa Clause. Living …

What am I telling Rekha?

An old friend called Manoj snapped this picture a week back. He is a good professional photographer and and is available at 09444916905 for similar shoot outs. To understand him and his photos better, visit www.sepiastory.com No, I didn’t get any money for this advertisement. Instead, he shot my mother-in-law for me.

Traveling by Kingfisher Airlines

It looks like my uncle`s tonsure in Tirupathi has borne fruits. My long pending wish of traveling by the Kingfisher Airlines has almost materialized; I am taking the 6.50 a.m. flight to Mumbai tomorrow – for the Yahoo! joining formalities. I have been looking forward to traveling in Kingfisher Airlines ever since Rekha`s colleague`s husband …