Film Review: Ankhon Dekhi

Posted on 30 Mar 2014 under Essays

I’ve just watched Rajat Kapoor’s “Ankhon Dekhi”. Let me start by confessing that I know very little about Indian films to use statements like “typical Rajat Kapoor”, but I nevertheless have the feeling that that statement may not be very much off the mark. Where to begin with Ankhon Dekhi? Shall we begin with praising […]

Short Book Review: And the Mountains Echoed – Khaled Hosseini

Posted on 27 Mar 2014 under Essays

The Mira Nair movie “Monsoon Wedding”, was all about a big, fat, Indian wedding. And yet, the ending was all about a barely planned, almost serendipitous love story and a simple, unassuming little wedding ceremony that’s meant to steal your heart. Khaled Hosseini’s “And the Mountains Echoed” is a bit like that. Unlike “A Thousand […]

The more you see …

Posted on 26 Mar 2014 under Random

I’ve not written for a while. I know that. And I know I’ve written on this same topic before (about not having written for a while). I keep making promises to myself that I’ll get back into the groove, that I’ll be regular. Then, a few blog posts come out, three or four in a […]

I’m not even going to bother with a title…

Posted on 20 Mar 2014 under Journal/Life Updates

Does anyone else think Marilyn Manson is quite a bit like Nine Inch Nails. Granted I’ve only heard a couple of albums of either band, I think there seem to be a lot of similarities. I know didley-squat about genres, so I won’t even attempt to go there. But they sound quite similar to me. […]