Another Fun Link – Frankenstory

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Have you heard of this new digital game called Frankenstory? It is apparently a digitalized Chinese Whispers kind of game where one person starts a story, then sends it to another person who will continue it . The hitch is the second person can only see the last few words you wrote. Continue this for ...

Inkheart

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The success of the Harry Potter series seems to have created a spurt in the growth of Young Adult (YA) Fantasy literature. Numerous writers (some good and some not-so-good) have piggy-backed on this formula. And one of them is Cornelia Funke - author of the Ink series. The series consists of the following novels: Inkheart Inkspell Inkdeath The premise ...

Is Nishita a bad Word ?

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I always find it an amusing exercise when I find out the search terms that people have used to reach my blog. Sometimes, they are bang on target and my blog offers them exactly what they are looking for. And sometimes, they are so hilariously off-target. Yesterday, an enquiring mind had keyed in "Is nishita a ...

An Anti-Facebook Rant

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I am going absolutely nuts with Facebook. Can't believe I hate it so much. Here's why I hate Facebook... Strike 1 - I absolutely hate the new messy design. Usually, I take my time to start appreciating new versions of products. Finally, I do get adjusted and start to like them. However, the new Facebook look n ...

Mommas rule in India!

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What do you think of this random article in the New York Times (no less) about the influence of Indian mothers on their sons ? http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/04/business/global/04indiamom.html?_r=2&ref=business I don't quite know what to think. On one side, it seems nice that Indian mothers supposedly have so much power. But, it also implies that Indian men are a bunch ...

Time to Change my Theme Again

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I have been generally very happy with my old Misty Look theme. But seeing my friends experiment with their themes, inspired me to try out something new too. Nothing too drastic. Still the same white background, just went for something that looked a little more crisper (Pressrow theme by Chris Pearson). I also just went ahead ...