Monthly Archives: December 2008


Stuffed. Golden streamers in my hair. Stuffed .. Or have I said that already. Happpppppy Newwwww Yeaaarrr! -Blingeshwari


Filed under Self

A random thought – about her

I think of you randomly. Whenever I write a poem, for instance. I think of you how you would gently mail me, twisting my monkey ears over faulty grammar. Or a misplaced period. How you would then praise a certain … Continue reading


Filed under Rants and Rambles, Self

Hunting for Yaman / Kalyan

Back to digging gems from the YouTube treasure trove. Sort of in the mood for Raag Yaman/ Kalyan. Perfect for the evening or the first quarter of the night. This one is just incredible. Chupa Lo Yun Dil Mein Pyaar … Continue reading


Filed under Music, Film and Art

Film: Slumdog Millionaire

I have now joined the esteemed ranks of those who have seen Slumdog Millionaire. It’s a wonderful film – in parts. I thought somebody described this as a feel-good film. It is anything but. The thing is, the only positive … Continue reading


Filed under Music, Film and Art, Shpeshul

Essay on “Not Rape”

*trigger – Warning – if you’re not in the right frame of mind to read about sexual assault, don’t read further* Moving essay. But more than moving, it is shockingly articulate. The idea of a “Not Rape” … What we … Continue reading


Filed under Borrowed Words, Culture, Rights

On Men and Hair

So I am standing in the queue, waiting to pay for some clothes that we’re buying. A couple ahead of me is studying with immense concentration a poster with an almost naked man in Calvin Klein undies. Woman tells man … Continue reading


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Film: Ghajini

This is not a bad film. At all. I think it pretty much is paisa vasool. Hopefully, you won’t be too bored. My guess is that you need to suspend your mental facilities that help you understand how logic works. … Continue reading


Filed under Music, Film and Art