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Please follow and like us: 2It was a lazy Sunday evening and we made an impromptu decision to go out for dinner with the kids. As we got ready and shuffled into the car, all sorts of cuisine was thrown … Continue reading Dinner is Served… at 50% off!
Please follow and like us: 2I 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 … Continue reading Coding – how to kickstart the kids
Please follow and like us: 2Diwali 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 … 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
Please follow and like us: 2Book 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 … Continue reading Book Summaries by Blinkist, for a Smarter You
Please follow and like us: 2It’s Saturday morning and a hyperlocal experiment is playing on my mind. I have decided to fix a basket of goods and order from each of the new hyperlocal superstars that have hit the scene. … Continue reading Hyperlocal Grocery Experiment – the day I ordered from all of them!
Please follow and like us: 2Parents are always on the hunt these days for an engaging solution to the gadget addiction of our little kids. While outdoor play and board games fill some slots, you also want to make it … Continue reading Wonderboxx – a mystery box for curious kids!
Please follow and like us: 2Our hectic work and social calendars need so much managing these days. And while we keep up with multiple commitments, many weekends I find that a really good event has been completely missed. Event Discovery … Continue reading No Weekend Plans or Event? Try EventsHigh
Please follow and like us: 2Learning online and learning for free is the mantra these days. Work will come and go, jobs will come and go but where does one go to learn something new. The place to go is MOOC … Continue reading MOOC Point – Learning for Free
Please follow and like us: 2You wake up to a full-page advertisement in your national daily. You think to yourself – interesting app, great discount, guess they got VC funding too. Some days you think – another food/shopping/grocery app? they … Continue reading Panda’s Food is a Mess
Please follow and like us: 2The Pulse Polio campaign and its success is one of India’s most impactful achievements. Through the rigorous and sustained efforts of thousands of health workers, aided by an easy to deploy mechanism of oral polio drops, … Continue reading Immunize India – SMS Reminder Service