Category Archives: Hope

VIP SkyBags hopeless customer care.


Subject :- I am going to be killed. Please save me. Dear Madam / Sir, Please go through the following Tweet. https://mobile.twitter.com/Rahul_Does/status/758876874311213056 https://mobile.twitter.com/Rahul_Does/status/790071047257100289 I purchased this bag and the raincover was porous! Your Social Media team coordinated across Facebook and Twitter and sent me a new raincover after 20+ reminders and 2-3 months. The joke? […]

Your Latest Trip.


Manik arrives from Chandigarh after finishing his shift@Dell.com and we leave by 12 PM for this with Gaurav. Update. We leave without any deadlines to reach anywhere or get back. 13th October, 2016. Photos to come, as they happen.              

A woman’s age!


Morning visitor. HathniKund rest house. He asked your age. I was having my mattar mushroom fried. You told him. He commented. “मैडम, आपके बदन को देख कर तो नहीं लगता कि आप की age इतनी है!” I choked!!! We laughed. He left.

Ashar and I!


It was love at first sight! I met him in 1979 and we became best of friends. In 1981, he changed the school and I raised my tantrums to be shifted. I was, as usual! 1982 end, I was admitted in The Daly College, whined about the hostel life and returned to Delhi in 1984. […]

Words make the world go ROUND!


Words from Soumya . “Honest is the first word that comes to my mind when I think of Rahul. It was a true pleasure training him because of his keen interest in the training. It didn’t seem like he was sitting there because he was paid to do so. He actually wanted to learn. That […]

Puff the Magic Dragon


Puff the Magic Dragon This song *NEVER* fails to bring that odd-childish tear in my tired old eyes. So much so, I refrain from listening to this song in public! Now the question that bothers me for QUITE a few years (Since Denali Training.), off and on, is:  who am I?

High Time?


Yesterday I went to the marriage and later reception of Jaideep, son of Gursharan Uncle. I met many of my Father’s old friends and was especially impressed by the unforgettable social skills of Raman Saluja and his devoted wife. Had two large ones of Smirnoff Vanilla on both occasions. Came home and slept. Now come […]

Contentious Voter.


I went to the voting booth early as to avoid the rush. I should not have! There are 20 votes at our address. (My Father was an MLA from this constituency and hence many people got themselves registered at our address) ALL the names were there except mine! Tried to inquire with the officials and […]

A Woman’s Work is Never Done…


<!–[if !mso]> <! st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } –> A Woman’s Work is Never Done Woman’s Work Early in the morning she rises The woman’s work is never done And it’s not because she doesn’t try She’s fighting a battle with no one on her side She rises in the morning And she works ’til way past dusk […]


Happiness… … …is being with YOU… …

Still Blank…


There is quite a lot that has happened over these few months and might even be written over here and shared. Especially about my coming to Aapdo Aamdabad (Our Ahmedabad) and the various experiences. However, whenever I sit with this page in front of me, I get BLANK. Today, again the same happened. For how long, […]

Cleaning Grandfather’s .30 SpringField Carbine.


.30 SpringField US Carbine, shot using Nokia N-73. I was trying to provide some basic protection against the elements, as the monsoon is approaching and the care-taking abilities of Police in India are well known.

To My Friends…


This one goes to my most dear best-est friends who, presently, are going out of their way to placate and appease me, on these very frustrating and saddening days.

Agree / DisAgree / Go to Hell !!!


Myths ???

My Latest Original Theory.No Questions shall be entertained!


In order to get chickens you have to HATCH the eggs and not break them. However, to make an OMLETTE, you need to break the eggs … Also, Eggs once Broken and Words once squeaken cannot be done anything about. So now …

Transformation Ver 2.2


For an interview with Dell Mohali, I had to do this. The movie shall have to wait. The Kingdom Rolleth Over.  

Thus Spake Novalis


It is certain any conviction gains infinitely, the moment another soul will believe in it… My conviction, shall write about it later!!!

An Engagement and a Few Fallen Stars…


She could be THE Eternal Spring!!!

So now, Chautauqua of the day…


Go Fuck Yourself… Else I shall do it, Soon, Baby, Soon…

Turnaround ???


1) After being in 40” Waist size slab, all my Adult life, I have come down to 32”, with a small tyre bulging here and there, now and then. And by this coming birthday, I intend to get rid of the tyre as well and maybe aim for 30”. 2) After close to 27 years […]