Monthly Archives: January 2007

Another Rasna Ad

Here’s another Rasna ad, albeit from a different era. The previous was 1985 vintage; this is relatively newer (1999). The cute kid this time is a boy (I think so) and ‘I Love You Rasna’ becomes ‘Rasna, Everyone Loves You.’ … Continue reading

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Leather on the Willow

Ouch! The shoulders are still aching, but the pain is sweet. It was worth it. The sound of leather hitting the willow. Bliss! I heard and felt the sound after more than six years. Tennis ball cricket and the congestion … Continue reading

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The Rasna We Loved

The ad might not win any awards today, but in recall value it can beat many multi award winners. Whether we loved Rasna or not, we surely do remember the ‘I Love You Rasna’ ad. A cuddly Ankita Jhaveri knows … Continue reading

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The 123 Tag

As the Gaizabonts pointed out “we haven’t done tags in a long time,” and put this my way. I’ll first go along with the tag, since it requires immediacy and then will explain the intricacies. There was a loud murmur … Continue reading

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Master, Master, Teach Me Kung Fu

“Master, Master, teach me Kung fu.” “Kung fu is not child’s play. You have to work very hard.” The Master is usually a drunkard and the pupil inevitably has to climb up steep slopes with buckets of water, as a … Continue reading

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Archived Title Image No. 11

This archived title image is of magazines displayed by pavement booksellers at New Delhi’s Connaught Place. Made many interesting discoveries here. Some unknown, unheard of publications with something interesting to read in them. Photographed October 1, 2006. The description of … Continue reading

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Top Indian Internet Scandals

The Internet isn’t a dump truck, it’s a series of tubes. And many a reputation has gone swirling down those tubes, thanks to the Net’s ability to expose scoundrels, scalawags, liars, cheats, and fools – and then broadcast the scandal … Continue reading

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