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Hamish, M.aD.

Entertainment has owned me for the better part of my life. Even when I was a toddler drooling on VHS tapes, my dad had to spend an unreasonable amount of time dragging me away from the TV. And if you think dragging a kicking and screaming Hamish away from a...

A rick in time… is quite unheard of

The meek may inherit the earth, but the roads shall still belong to the auto driver. For those of you who are fortunate enough to not know what it is, an auto, a.k.a. an autorickshaw, or more lovably, a ‘rick’, is a three-wheeled taxi you find all around India, unless...

My Purpose In Life…

People come to me incessantly, asking about my purpose in life… And if you think it is OK for people to come to you incessantly for something, you obviously have never had people come to you incessantly. And when they start grilling you on the purpose of your life, their...

An ode to vegetables…

Behold, thou frail cucumber, be ye eaten cold Be thee yonder spinach’s brother, or so Popeye has told Carrots, beets, potaytos, potahtos, minced in veggie stew All that’s yummy and fills the tummy is… bah… I can’t do this!!! Sorry about that… I thought, rather too late, that some people...

And the Virus Attacks!!

The IT wave has indeed swept the nation. Words and their meanings change from zone to zone, time to time, and generation to generation. If you are anywhere close to my generation, then you would have seen the title and expected an article on how my computer seized up because...

Man, why can’t I write anymore??

Well, let me confess straight away. I haven’t written anything here since 1847…. Or maybe it just FEELS that long. Now, I can offer a variety of excuses for this lapse from my part… like being such a bigshot in my company that I can’t afford some time to update...

They Tax Me, They Tax Me Not

It is nearing the end of the financial year. And those of you who do not make a living smuggling coke knows what that means. Tax forms. The annual tradition of bidding bye-bye to your hard earned cash. Some people think it is an unsystematic biased ad-hoc method of government...

Hamish Joy, Researcher

He said “Let there be light” And there was light He said “Let there be life” And there was life He said “Let there be large companies with lots of money” And there were large companies with lots of money He said “Let Hamish Joy get a job” And there...

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 3 – Hamish Snores in Uttaranchal

Too long has the Hamish pen been sleeping. And much to the surprise of critics the world over, some people actually noticed! Time had been a severe constraint in this regard. By and large, it has been work which has been eating it away. But when the office itself decides...

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