Got back to Nagpur today morning after a slightly delayed flight and almost immediately to work – thankfully there is not tons of work to be done nor did anything go wrong, however there is not time enough to do justice to the New School 2005 workshop, I will make a separate post about it soon. In very short the workshop was worth many times the money I had to pay for it.
The trip was also worth it – Contrary to what was previously planned about spending the 17th on shopping for camera related goodies, the pros – Vivek and Atul Kapley – announced that they had some work and would be busy most of the day. I was left with a daunting task of not getting bored or rather make constructive use of my time as well. Not to be out done I figured out, using cabs and local trains, the way to VT station from Juhu. My first stop after getting down was PlanetM where I picked up loads of old Hindi film music, all the Mohd Rafi and Guru/Geeta Dutt stuff and an almost complete Carpenters collection.
That done I started walking towards Fountain and in the way picked up some coffee table Photography books, lots of software for Aasim, a couple of PHP 5 books of which I had only an e-copy.
By the time I was finally done it was 5pm and I was too tired to endure the rush in local train plus I had too much stuff with me so I decided to splurge on a cab and had a most amusing Hyderabadi driver, he spoke the typical in Hyderabadi Urdu. He soon started quoting the likes of Bahadur Shah Zafar and Momin, which he succinctly interspersed, with the choicest and most innovative expletives hurled at the other drivers. I almost doubled up with laughter hearing some of them