Monthly Archives: January 2014

The Good Samaritan Problem

The lady asked, “What is your full name?” I said, “Bhavin Jankharia.” “Please tell me your maiden name.” That’s when I blew and told the lady on the phone that I wanted to withdraw my donation to her charity, ABC. To rewind! A month ago, KS rang the bell on a Sunday evening. I opened […]

A WhatsApp Reunion

Some of you may remember the piece I wrote in October about WhatsApp being an out of control monster because of the jokesters who flood the app. Just like Mr. Kejriwal and his cohorts, who are now more entertaining than any other reality show on television, I am amazed at my complete U-turn on this. […]

Traffic Jams

Before you roll your eyes and say, “Not again. Not one more article about cars and traffic jams and law breaking motor cyclists and bad roads and potholes” …this is not about vehicular traffic jams. There are 8 days left for SCMM’s 11th edition…before some of you non-runners roll your eyes and say “Not again. […]


Retro music can mean different things to different people. For some, it is the rock of Led Zep and perhaps Rolling Stones, for others, the pop of Abba and Boney M and for still others, the jazz from that time. During parties and on the dance floor however, retro specifically refers to the dance songs […]