As far as I am concerned, his passing was no longer a matter of sympathizing or for that matter empathizing with someone else who has lost a dear one. This is as close to home as it can get. This is Papa. Papa was special. He wasn’t just papa, he was my friend. My friend is gone, and he’s not coming back, ever….
Canto does the trick for me. Lovely owners, lovely ambience, great food, super location.
This true telling, begins with me having been out of work for several months now, and I am getting rather desperate. Family to support, mouthis to feed. It was the bottom of the spiral caused by tech bubble that had gone bust, and jobs were not easy to come by. I literally sat each and every day and scoured every advertisement in various publications, and finding anything remotely suitable, I applied, crossed my fingers, my toes and pretty much everything that could be crossed, so much so that reading, and working long hours at the computer, did leave me blurry and cross-eyed at times.
It’s been a rough week at work, too much going on and too few folks to do it. Critical resources AWOL. You get the drift, yah? Welcome to the Indian software industry. A welcome diversion comes in the form of the young cyclist, Niranjan. Bump… Continue Reading “Circumnavigating Bombay by Bike – Oct 15, 2016”
For starters it wasn’t 400 km, more like 331 (give or take) if we have to believe Google Maps, but it sure felt like a helluva lot more than 400. The Invitation I reached the target on May 22, exactly a month after Majidbhai (The… Continue Reading “Cycling: Konkan Solo Ride – May 2016”
Diwali Holidays Get EXTENDED….. It’s the Diwali Holidays see, and take advantage of things going well at work, and a bit of a lull to take an additional couple of days off. Well it started off with a Friday off, then extended to Friday… Continue Reading “Bandra to Janjira and Beyond? Nov 6, 2013”
There are quite a few amazing rides in the immediate hinterland of Bonbay. The ride to Tungareshwar is one of them.