Tagged: music

Caught somewhere in the crowd

Some of you may not have known about it (shame on you), but last weekend, heavy metal pioneer Iron Maiden dropped by Palace Grounds, Bangalore with the express objective of rocking the town. The crowd was wild. They shouted, they screamed, they jumped on their fellow man, who often happened...

Party In The Sixties

Let’s give it to my dad, the world’s youngest sexagenarian. This Saturday, my dad celebrated 60 years of energetic existance, with a party of thirty in close tow. His siblings and their extended family zeroed in on the center stage, our home back in Cochin. It was a grand gala....

Tagged

I got tagged by Amooma. Online Tag is a curious ball game. It’s a mix of the childhood games Tag and Follow The Leader. You get tagged, you gotta do what the tagger has done… which usually means answering some questions and filling some lists found on the tagger’s blog....

Stringing Along

Buckle your seat-belts, cos I have news. Hmm… On second thoughts, this isn’t really the kind of news you can prepare for by buckling seat-belts. What was I thinking? The breaking news from my side is that I have decided to take another shot at learning the guitar. I expect...

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About Me

Hamish Joy is a man of few words, but thankfully (or thanknotsofully, depending on how you view it), he can REALLY stretch those few words to make up one full page. He currently works (?) in the United Arab Emirates as a Qualitative market researcher. Little can be explained about...

Nash Says “I Do”

Last Saturday, I attended the long awaited hitching ceremony of my close friend, Nash. Nash and I go way back. (Ok, ok, so I’ve only known him for a couple of years. But in this high paced world, two years ought to count for something. A lot happens in two...

Travel Guide – Episode 2 – Hamish Takes Chennai

It is time again for yet another installment of Hamish Joy’s tips for the prudent traveler. If you are not a prudent traveler, I would suggest that you read this anyway, because the cleverly hidden secret agenda of Hamish Joy’s articles is to increase readership. Why is that? I cannot...

Strung Up In Strings: My Guitar’s Day Out

I have always been entwined in the fabric of music. It has been such an immense part of my life that I won’t be totally wrong in saying I was raised by it. As a matter of fact, some of the earliest memories I have is that of my father...

Mobility in Crisis

It was a cold night. The wind chimed in rapturous melody, and all my friends were busy in the musical exertions prompted by the DJ. It was a time to rejoice. But alas, it was not mine. For hardly an hour had passed since my mobile got stolen. And here...

Shaver Me Timbers

How many people do you know that cut themselves while shaving? Numerous, I’m sure. Ever since the male of our species decided to throw the bearded look out of popular mainstream, gallons of gratuitous blood has been spilled in the ungainly pursuit of the clean-shaven chin. So it is quite...

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