Increasingly deafening noise levels in Mumbai

I have waxed eloquent about the perils of living opposite not one but 3 marriage halls in Mumbai. As I write, it is 1436 on Sunday afternoon. And there is music blaring away outside ostensibly for someone getting married. I am using ostensibly as there is some religious function doing the rounds too at theContinue reading “Increasingly deafening noise levels in Mumbai”

My P6 Speech at Toastmasters – Projects from the Incompetent Husband’s manual

The aims for this speech project ie P6 are to use your voice to complement your message by enhancing your: pace pitch power and pauses. Your voice is the best tool in your delivery toolbox. You must learn to use it effectively to enhance your presentation. Also just for the information of the uninitiated, atContinue reading “My P6 Speech at Toastmasters – Projects from the Incompetent Husband’s manual”

The bane of living next to marriage halls

Today is Sunday and I was rudely awakened this morning at 0730 by the blaring cacophony outside. As expected some idiot was getting married and his whole clan wanted to inform the entire neighbourhood of this event (as if we cared). Honestly, it is a torture living next to not one but 3 wedding hallsContinue reading “The bane of living next to marriage halls”

Unique dinner I had yesterday

Last night Harshad and me had the privilege of attending Pushkar’s wedding reception. Pushkar is a Gujarati and is the one who designed our first web site as part of his college project or whatever. He moved to Wipro after his Engineering and then did his MS. He is now is with Yahoo. He metContinue reading “Unique dinner I had yesterday”