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Bummed-out Buyer

September 9, 2008


Two weeks ago I was flipping through the TV, for want of something better to do (cut me some slack, i’m unemployed) when I found Oprah half-way through one of her advertising stints; the one she likes to call ‘My Favourite Things.’ Brownies, Flab-hiding tights and some sort of stationery item later, I finally got […]

Exam Mania!

August 26, 2008


Walking to a friend’s place the other day I couldn’t help but stop and read what some kid had finger-written on the dirty windshield of an abandoned car: “IGCSE: New Horror Movie” Not only was it hilarious, but the fact that this 16-17 year old had abandoned the more popular “CLEAN ME” in deference to […]

The Green Goblin

July 17, 2008


Apparently there are some things that just aren’t done. Ordering the Chicken Caesar Salad at Mc.Donalds for instance. Frankly, I don’t quite understand what the fuss is all about. I just felt like eating healthy for a change, and they did have the salad on the menu. ‘I’ll have the chicken caesar salad please!’ ‘The […]


June 18, 2008


I’ve never been much of a ‘LOL’er. For the plain reason that I can’t get myself to believe that the person on the other side of the screen is actually ridiculously ‘laughing out loud’ everytime I make a funny. So it should’nt come as too much of a surprise that i’m also a critic of […]

Our Unsung Heroes

June 8, 2008


Dubai is a great city.It’s new, it’s hip and it’s got a cultural mush of more than 185 nationalities. The roads are clean and the buildings are tall. Life is good and everyone is happy. But behind every clean street and architectural marvel are the little-known, little-acknowledged people responsible for it being there. They work […]

Incomplete Rainbow

June 5, 2008


So my brother is colourblind.Oh i’m serious. This is not the opening line of a joke or anything; my brother is colourblind. Contrary to what the name of the ‘disability’ might suggest, a person afflicted with colourblindness is not unable to percieve any form of colour entirely; he/she is just not able to differenciate between […]