After reading through the pages of a manga called Noririn, I was convinced that I should buy a helmet. So, after two years of owning my Schwinn, I decided to buy a helmet. Here are my tips for riding safe on the roads of Bangalore (or any city for that matter). Follow traffic rules. This … [Read more…]
Yowamushi Pedal While I was on vacation, I spent a lot of time watching anime. One show that caught my attention was Yowamushi Pedal. The story was nice and simple and somehow focuses on the joys of cycling through the eyes of competitive, high-school sportsmen. The sequel / continuation is currently airing as Yowamushi Pedal … [Read more…]
Mr. Tarzan once himself admitted that this mixture was the source of his power. The guys at Disney failed to mention this in their movie.
Camp Linger, with its tagline “Do Nothing”, lives up to its advertisement. In a way, there is nothing to do but relax and enjoy the service that is provided. It is not much different from a resort. In fact, it is a resort with amenities that a backpacker might need and at a cost that … [Read more…]
I have very limited means and even limited talent when it comes to music. I can’t play that well, I can’t play fast. Sometimes I fail to even play something in time (but I have improved a lot in the last five years). All I have are a guitar, the computer and some software (Reaper, Reason 5, … [Read more…]
Mumbai Confidential is a graphic novel based on Mumbai Underworld. Written by Saurav Mohapatra and illustrated by Vivek Shinde, it tells the story of Arjun Kadam, an erstwhile police officer-turned-junkie. I picked it from a local bookstore on a whim. After the disappointing Devi (Ok! I mildly liked the first book.), I really did not … [Read more…]
Last weekend, it so happened that one of my batch-mates extended an invitation to view the sky at an observatory in Yoga Nikaya, a campus about 40 Kms outside Bangalore on the border of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. The place is a treat to the eyes and lungs – especially for someone like me, who … [Read more…]
About two months ago I had mailed a copy of Duality video DVD to MTV Indies, which they never received. I had to mail a second copy. It turns out that even the second copy of Duality video DVD was misplaced. The above picture shows my third attempt at mailing the DVD to the correspondent … [Read more…]
Tintin in Tibet by Hergé : This is my absolute favourite book – comics or not. Maybe its the sense of adventure in a Himalayan setting, maybe its the story of friendship that echoes through the book or maybe its sheer nostalgia, the sixty-two pages contained within the jacket are therapeutic to me. Akira by Katsuhiro … [Read more…]
I wonder where can I find its prequel. Also if I can find the sequel to Jha Dry Cleaners.