I was about 8 years old, in front of a Commodore 64 and a book from the NY public library on coding in BASIC. It was addictive – drawing shapes, sorting numbers, making images appear and disappear. While that was many … Continue reading Coding – how to kickstart the kids
Diwali brings lamps, sweets, new clothes, a shine to the home and of course firecrackers. Firecrackers are a mysterious industry in India. We all know that they are manufactured only at Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu and sold under several brand … Continue reading Firecrackers and their Explosive MRP!
Memories of good times and great places are very often linked to aromas, flavours and food. When you set out on a journey, friends and family will tell you not to miss the peta in Agra, the daal-bati-churma in Jaisalmer, the appam-stew in Kumarakom… you get the drift. Oh and yes, don’t miss the Taj and sand dunes and houseboats either!
As we all hopefully get to celebrate this Diwali with our close family and friends and loved ones, I wanted to share a couple of interesting sites for getting your fix. Continue reading Food Memories – Find them Online
Book junkie? So how many expensive, hard-bound, non-fiction books are sitting by your bedside waiting for the full moon day when you will finally read them and make more intelligent conversation? I have 2 to 3 always. A high-profile biography … Continue reading Book Summaries by Blinkist, for a Smarter You