5 am Bliss

Fill shot-glass with Jameson. Stick it in the freezer overnight. Wake up at first-light. Retrieve said shot-glass Raise it to the lips, and As your savour each sip, You experience 5 am bliss! Cheers! Note: I am taking my Alexa rank to the next level with Blogchatter – more dope on it when you hit…

Co-existence

Our differences are meant to be respected, celebrated even. Instead we use them to drive a wedge between perfectly good folks. Ruining the chances of a beautiful today & a fabulous ‘morrow.  Why do we always have to get the others to play by our rules.  Why do we go ballistic when they want to play their…

Twitter – the meeting place for beautiful randomness – Ep. 1

It’s happened many a times, but i haven’t written about it before. Today though, was time to break free from that loop (Lord alone knows why, though). A random tweet, doesn’t matter who’s sent it, ends up leading to a nice, fun conversation. Just like that. Twitter, you see, is many things to many people….

Raindrops

Pitter-patter, pitter-patter, the heavens open up on us… Out by the window, the raindrops start to gather. Lining up on the grill, they call out to us. Come watch, they say, watch us as we take birth, grow & then drop away…

Microblog Mondays: Bhutan’s journey to becoming carbon negative

Originally posted on Transition of Thoughts:
Bhutan – The mysterious kingdom Source: https://www.vjv.com/media/314861/bhutan-punakh-monastery.jpg Bhutan is a tiny mountainous country landlocked far away in the Himalayas. Aided by it’s expensive visa policy for most tourists, Bhutan has largely stayed away from excessive commercialization in the name of tourism and has thus kept it’s mysterious aura intact. 72% of…

The Key Maker 

The KeyMaker, aka chaabi-waala. There’s one in every neighborhood, out here in Bombay at least. Absolute life savers, these guys are magicians. They sit by their small stall, working through heat, noise, rain & grime. Offering their services on a round-the-clock basis, they’re in regular demand by locked out home owners. There is however, a…

Living the dream – the Ride Inn rebels

Originally posted on The Petrolette:
It’s not very often that you come across a couple who gives up the comfort and glamour of city life to opt for the serenity of the mountains. They say travelling is addictive, and once you’ve tasted the mountain air, it’s almost impossible to get back to the chaos of…

To the Apathetic Soul

There’s a life to your right.     Can you feel the breath? Can you feel the heat? More or less, can you feel the pain? Can you hear the cry for help? Is that your name? Or is that a name of a human… Source: To the Apathetic Soul

The gambit – women, motorcycles and empowerment

Originally posted on The Petrolette:
I’ve been riding motorcycles for a fair amount of time, two decades to be precise. And in this 20 year long relationship with bikes I’ve met many women motorcyclists; some of them beginners, while some having logged thousands of miles on the saddle, not just in India but also abroad.…

Transportation woes #2

Last evening was a trying one when it came to transportation. Having had a tough time getting to the east-central part of the city, i decided to take a app-cab home. A quick check on Ola, gave me a fare that was almost 100 Rupees higher than usual. Uber gave the lesser fare & i…

Truck Tales

Our elders, how they carry us on their back, protecting us from the vagaries of life. Only so we grow on to become even more capable than them in the future and ensuring that the legacy is passed on, to the world…