Yipee!!! We finally have Cable Internet, connects are not great BUT its there. Thanks to sidcarter, zoneee and shankarbalan for helping sort out the netmask issue on Linux, In the process we once again discovered that things on Linux work as they are expected to work and Winduhs setup are misleading Tweet

The three-toed sloth spends about 18 hours a day hanging upside down from a tree, asleep.

Too many things seem to be hanging midway for my comfort. Projects – Commercial and Non commercial waiting for feedback Aasim’s PC – Still not delivered after 2 days the MoBo I want is out of stock. Swati’s table – Vendor says there is no one to assemble it Cable Internet – The cable has […]

The weasel and the ermine are the same animal. This mammal’s coat changes with the season ? in its white winter coat, it is known as an ermine, in its brown coat, it is a weasel.

Today for no real reason I shaved off my mushtache, Swati was happy, no more prickly kisses after nearly 9 years of having put up with it (before marriage, some how it did not matter! ). Sid was amused and Aasim cried bitterly saying how will I recognise my father now!! Aasim basically resists change, […]

To sux or not to sux!!!

“Encourage oral sex among under 16s to prevent teenage pregnancies!!” Believe me this is not some teenager joke but a British Government sponsored sex education course pioneered by Exeter University called A PAUSE. I don’t know what enlightened soul got this idea but as expected the whole thing has backfired and the parents are complaining […]


You are a middle class 45 year old woman, you and your husband have been slogging for as long as you remember to create some decent saving. You have a 15 year old son who aspires to study in US of A. Suddenly one fine morning your mother calls up and says cousin ABCD had […]

Swati to me sometime today afternoon : “You start a relationship based on trusting people, I do it based on not trusting them. That to me makes great business sense’ Proved right once again. Only can wish that it was not true.. .. Tweet

What is this life so full of care, we have no time to stand and stare… …

drove his mobike from Hyderabad to Nagpur yesterday. Some pictures are here. Reminded me of the similar stunt that I had pulled with my brother when I was his age. We drove from Nagpur to Hyderabad to Vizag to Chennai to Bangalore to Hyderabad to Nagpur. That too on my 100cc Hero Honda, Thinking back […]

“Brevity is achieved by selection rather than compression.”– Donald M. Murray

After exactly a gap of one year yesterday I impulsively picked up a copy of PC Quest from the newsstand – $Deity knows what I was intending to prove. The magazine is now more direction-less than ever before. One thing which has prompted me to pick up the copy was a review of Xara Webstyle […]