I met a guy at Listowel Writers’ Week who had traveled across India for over a year. He had been to Goa, Varanasi, Bodh gaya, Puskar etc (of course :D). And only Hindi words he learnt were “Shanti” (English translation : Peace) and “Sab kuchh milega!” (Rough English translation : You will get everything here). I can only imagine why he might have liked India so … Continue reading Jai Ho!
Bratislava, Slovakia, 2014. We had just started walking around in the old town area. The old town area is the main tourist district and is beautifully maintained, attractively decorated and sensibly restored. Tourists are welcome here and most of tourists never see the city beyond the boundaries of this district and thus, don’t really get to meet (or face in certain cases) the local residents. I … Continue reading Small World : A Funny Oxymoron!
When I was writing previous post, I smiled at the statement where I said we are from a free country. Smile was with reference to the AIB Knockout controversy in India. The comedy category of ‘ROAST’ is fairly new and unexplored here. May be it wasn’t given a shot by talented comedians we have is because the rich and famous have habit of taking it for … Continue reading # I AM AIB