I should have never quit ….

Arrrrghhh!!! Can’t even write about it …. BUT as a matter of principle we never till date have turned down a client Conducted a placement seminar at Aptech – have selected 3 more for the 3 weeks course – that makes it 6, I expect to get atleast 2 good quality programmers, but it will […]

Nice Sunday Morning

It is a nice Sunday morning, I am sitting with the windows of the room open and the cool breeze is wafting the sweet smell of Mogra flowers in… … Needless to say everyone else is asleep! Yesterday evening I took a placement seminar for NIIT students, a lot of PHP advocacy but the general […]

Aasim rolling

We enrolled Aasim for a Roller Skating camp. Lately we have observed a disturbing trend – he just does not want to try OR be persistant. He either has to do it well in the first go or not do it at all. There are several things that he does very well and he gets […]

I am Back on the front …

I survived nearly a week minus the net without any perceptable withdrawal symptoms. No anxiety or panic attacks, no feeling lost or depressed. I just relaxed and enjoyed my time with myself. Vizag is 10 degrees cooler than Nagpur so despite everyone complaining of heat we did not feel any discomfort. I spent quite some […]

Rush Rush

Now who sang that song? Anyway *Rush* is how the day has been, got to complete N things before we leave for our mini vacation OR as Swati calls it a very long weekend to Vizag to my brother who is in the Navy. Ah! the swimming pool … BUT I read that Vizag is […]

SOAP duds!

Finally a project which really warrants use of SOAP, hmm… not really XML-RPC would have worked but SOAP-RPC has got better future scalability. I was pleased that I was able to set up a service which returned a custom made image – The downside is that the whole thing is returned base64 encoded instead of […]

Still Life

Spent most of the afternoon photographing small crystal objects – complete with lights, backdrop, tripod – all on the dining table I had expected that this cube with the crescent embedded would be the hardest to do but it photographed very easily. What proved very difficult was this perfume bottle, These images of course don’t […]

Me and my Son!

Here is an interesting pic of me and my son (L to R) both aged 9 months. It is not very difficult to understand that he is growing up a lot like me! Besides he is a lot like his mother and lot a lot like himself. He is just about 4.5 years and already […]