Group dynamics in a married man’s house

Prakash Raj is a close friend of mine who lives in Delhi. This Saturday, we met up at the Barista in DLF Mega Mall in Gurgaon. He had called on Friday and said: “Jammy, don`t you project yourself as a specialist in man-woman relationships?” “I never did!” I protested. But my friend wouldn`t listen and …

The increasing cost of living

In 1985 my father was posted in Akhnoor, Jammu (a border area) and thus couldn`t take his family along. Back then, I was 10 years old and was studying in the fifth standard. Every month, my father would send Rs 1500 to my mother, who would then manage the four-member family (me, my two sisters …

Learning from my baby girl

In the last 14 months, my baby daughter has taught me many lessons and I have tried to capture them in this blog post. If you have a baby of your own and think I have missed out a good lesson, please let us all know. Chances are I slept through some of the classes. …

Help Wanted: To buy Flip Mino

I have been thinking of buying a Flip Mino (Know more about Flip Mino here), but nobody ships them to India – including the manufacturer Pure Digital Technologies. I am on the look out for somebody in the US of A, who trusts me and thus is willing to help me lay my hands on …

The diamond’s curse

——–I didn’t write this———– A businessman boarded a plane to find, sitting next to him, an elegant woman wearing the largest, most stunning diamond ring he had ever seen. He asked her about it. “This is the Klopman diamond,” she said. “It is beautiful, but there is a terrible curse that goes with it.” “What`s …