Cricket, Personal Stories

Forward Defensive


< This is a continuation of an earlier post written many, many months ago. Why has it taken so long to get to this one? Well, TheLastWord outranks me in the office and he was off writing about trips to Nepal and France. This gave no one else a word in edgeways. They say I… Continue reading Forward Defensive

Cricket, Opinions

ek glo! Despite you, Hansie!


I am a cricket lover. Cricinfo is a site I visit at least once a day. I played weekend amateur cricket all the way up to 2008. I have received chipped bones, torn nails, bruised limbs and a battered ego as compensation for my enthusiasm. I played cricket in school year round with no regard… Continue reading ek glo! Despite you, Hansie!

Last Word, Memoirs

Carving deep blue ripples in the tissues of your mind.


I recently had an interesting conversation with a good friend on Facebook about music in our lives. This and a short reunion with old school friends brought back memories of the entertainment options available to us growing up, as we did, on the cusp of the modernization of India. The very first mode of entertainment… Continue reading Carving deep blue ripples in the tissues of your mind.