Nokia Lumia 520 review – detailed

Nokia Lumia 520 Rating : 4 off 5 Bought for INR 9,000/- There are two things to a phone, the device and then there is the OS. Here device is Nokia Lumia 520 and and the OS is Windows Phone 8. In this review I’m gonna club them both. Good stuff: Battery: For a smartphone, […]


Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn – Book Review

Book: Gone Girl Genre: Fiction, Suspense, Mystery Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Author: Gillian Flynn Profanity used in the book: A Lot. NO SPOILERS HERE – Review A book that is hard to put down is a great book. This is a good book. It is about a relationship gone bad/cold between a smart husband(Nick […]


Motorola experience – Bad

So Moto x got released. No thanks. Last time I bought a Motorola, in fact in the last 10 years I’ve owned an LG, Samsung, Nokia (3), Siemens (ya!) and Motorola (2 – Motorokr and Moto Defy+), that was the worst thing to do! The first Motorola that I bought was Motorokr z6. The slide […]


Few seconds of being recognized

Something that I saw, on my way to work, was share-worthy, so here… I was on my way to work, in the Chennai sub-urban train. There are 7 stations between boarding and my disembarking. One of the most crowded stations is Mambalam station. One commonly observed behaviour is everyone is in a hurry, when they […]


An autowala with a heart

I take the share(d)-auto till the train station, on my way to work. For those who are not familiar with “share-auto”, this is a larger sized auto-rickshaw that is shared by a bunch of people, each user has to pay anywhere between Rs.7 to Rs.15, depending on the distance travelled in the auto. This one […]


Susai Antony R.I.P

susai antony, thirumalapuram

Susai Antony, B.A, retired Tahsildar, my Grandpa.   He Lived a Good Life. 19 December, 1927  – 2 July, 2013 My word: He was kind-hearted, helpful to everyone. I was his first grandson and I have lots of sweet memories of him. One of the things that I will always remember was what my parents […]


Resolution, a funny thing!

Resolutions, when you make it, you think you can keep it and yes, most probably you would, but once you tell your resolution to someone you lose interest in it. Has it happened to you?! It’s been a while since I blogged here, this happens when there are more than one blog to cater to. […]


Alchemist – TV remote realization

TV remote - alchemist

An useless Saturday, which would be me watching TV instead of learning something new. I sat on the couch, watching TV, with one remote. Only one remote. That’s odd, coz on an average, we all have 3 remotes for just entertainment, right? There is one for the TV, then there is one for the DISHTV […]