Monthly Archives: July 2013

The tree of books

Close your eyes and let your thoughts take you away from the city where you live. Your destination is a nondescript village deep in the Indian hinterland. You find yourself gliding through the air and looking down at an enormous … Continue reading

Posted in fiction, franklin templeton, Indiblogger, pratham books, rohini nilekani, TED | 2 Comments

The pregnant queen, the stinkiest fart and the perfect road trip

The human baby had gone back to the house, leaving one of his dinky cars behind. It was my only chance and I took it. Grasshoppers have a reputation for being good-for-nothing insects, but I am never lazy when it … Continue reading

Posted in ambi pur, contest, fiction, Indiblogger, perfect road trip | 1 Comment

Movie Review: Melissa McCarthy turns up "The Heat" as Hollywood’s new queen of comedy

The adorable school teacher from the TV sitcom “Mike and Molly” was destined to be an audience charmer. Remember Melissa McCarthy as Molly? The one who fell in love with a policeman at an Overeaters Anonymous meeting. If that’s all … Continue reading

Posted in Bridesmaids, Detective Mullins, Melissa McCarthy, Mike and Molly, Paul Feig, Sandra Bullock, The Heat | Leave a comment