Jugaad – is a metaphor which in general ascribes devious and aberrant connotations to our native Indian creativity. Jugaad is a Hindi word meaning an innovative short term fix. It’s an improvised solution using ingenuity and resourcefulness, often due to very limited resources. When we talk about Jugaad innovation, we are referring to the mindset […]
Just when I was pleading with the guy who held me for a ransom that I would never ever have dinner at the five star hotel…, the calling bell rang. I woke up to heavy breathing. “Thank god!! it was just a terrible night mare”. I pinched and said to myself, I am glad […]
You know, Mumbai mornings can be quite beautiful too!
Crows cawing, cars honking, the cleaning mausi yapping away loudly on her mobail, the numerous doorbells that keep ringing especially when you wanna sleep in…And then that sudden realisation that you need to submit that report in office today and your late!!!
Rushing thru that shower just […]
Following my heart…
Hi! I’m Jared…a school teacher by day and a solo performing artiste by evening. A qualified Human Resources professional, I quit the corporate arena some years ago to follow my heart. Going back in time…I was twelve when I took up the guitar; my father had bought me a guitar from one […]
Do u remember that TV campaign with a renowned actor telling a city cabbie, to stop fleecing 2 firang girls, coz guests are God!?? An attempt to remind us of the age old (I mean mythical times old) Indian saying in Hindi “Athithi Devo Bhava.” (As I said earlier, Guests ARE God!!)
So by guests, […]
Mumbai …a city of rapes!? No ways! Mumbai is a city of dreams, and not nightmares!! Whether you are a local or a migrant, everyone has or comes here with their “sapna”. We go about waking up early and getting to our schools, colleges, offices like there is no tomorrow with our own bag […]
It was just another work day for me and while getting ready for work i was browsing through Facebook and came across a few obscene images shown on the “Kaaba” on Facebook which as we all know took Facebook as a storm. I at once told my mum about it as I knew this […]
Man, essentially, by nature is a nomad!
Moving from one place to other for work, leisure, adventure, to discover, to seek, nurture, experience, to re-engineer, for love, entertainment, or simple just be! Forever embarking on a new journey towards exploration and evolution. The human impulse to travel is innate.
For reasons obvious or not, in today’s […]
The thing about Mumbai is that it is very attractive, with all this folly’s, its still the most appealing city in the country. Which makes one thing a tad bit difficult to achieve, space! And incidently, lack of space has been one of the guiding factors in my life towards the art of hairstyling. […]