How I grew up on hand-me-downs and friendly gestures

Much before folks in the Internet space discussed ‘share economy’ over drinks, and much before it was cool to use products such as Airbnb, BlaBlaCar, Fon etc. there were ‘hand-me-downs’. This is the story of how the first version of the ‘share economy’ played out in my life. Here goes… I think it all started […]

How I became a better student at school

During my initial days in school, my father always compared me to the Prithvi missile, which was designed and developed by Defence Research and Development Organization.

I don’t know what my father’s reasoning was…but I guess it had something to do with the fact that Prithvi never hit its intended target.

“You are just like that surface-to-surface missile, Prithvi. Can’t even find Pakistan,” he would say.

Story of how I ended up starting Ouchmytoe.com

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World Gin Day – best and funniest quotes on gin and tonic

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Funny photos of dads and their kids: a tribute to fatherhood

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A south Indian family survives north Indian winter

If you are a South Indian and reading this, chances are you will not understand because you have never seen a winter. If you are a North Indian, you probably know what winter is all about but don`t know what it feels to be a south Indian…so read on. The Western & Eastern Indians can […]

Ancient Indian mythology stories nobody wants you to know

You have always been told the wrong mythological stories…..because that’s what the elders wanted you to hear….so that you grew up with values and conscience. The truth is far more life like…far more real.

Check out four mythological stories – find out why Ganesha has an elephant head, Why Shiva has a snake around his neck, Why Sherawali always sits on a Tiger and why Hanuman is Lord Rama’s best servant….