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Teacher’s Day – Inspiration through Books, TV, and Movies


Every year sometime late in August, Snubnose comes to me for help on some project or the other – to make a little something special for her teacher. This year for the first time, she’s going all independent on a project of her own. The ever independent Piglet also scorned my help – scribbling out a drawing of an elephant (or was it a dinosaur for his teacher)?

Anyway, with nobody needing my help, the time hangs heavy on my hands. And hence this blog post where I list the top teacher’s pets, and teachers on books, movies, and TV.

Guest Post: Favorite Sunglass Styles


When the sun comes out, you want to have the best looking shades, don't you? There are so many big name brands like Prada, Celine, Louis Vuitton and Ray-Ban are often sported out and about. There are some celebrities that truly have a certain style and selection about their sunglasses. Some of the biggest Hollywood ...

Movies I Watched Over the Weekend


I saw L.A Confidential the first time when it released, and I enjoyed it very much, but really all memory for this movie was drowned when I saw Titanic a week or so later. If you asked me anything about this movie, the only thing I would have remembered is the call girl angle, nothing ...

War of the Worlds – Book vs Movie


Yesterday, I watched War of the Worlds, the Steven Spielberg directed, Tom Cruise starring movie based on H.G.Wells excellent sci-fi thriller. The book was one of my favorites - a chilling story of a Martian attack on a small town in England and how a man fights his way through the carnage to get back ...

The A-Team


Watched The A-Team in the cinema yesterday, and totally amazed at the nonsense that is coming out of Hollywood these days. In our desi (Indian) slang, we all unanimously categorized it as "bundle" aka nonsense. But, it was fairly enjoyable nonsense nonetheless. The movie is apparently based on a TV series of the same name and ...

Finding Neverland


I think I am in a very strange mood these days. I have been watching too many sappy movies and reading too many sappy books; and shedding so many tears that Mr.K has been left scratching his head whether it is something he has done... I did not mean to, I swear! Cross my heart! I ...