The Godfather

Carluccio’s Boardwalk, Lower Ground Level, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates 27th September, 2018 “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…” – A Tale of Two Cities You all know the famous line that doctors usually give patients, right? No? Well, it kind of goes something along the

Eighteen Candles

Ottimo ITC Gardenia, 1, Residency Road, Bangalore, India 17th February, 2017 “You are seventeen going on eighteen. Hey, it’s time to think. Better beware, be canny and careful. Hey, you’re over the brink.“ ‘Everyday is a day to celebrate’ – a statement heralded by many an optimist, especially the most ardent of optimists. While I admire

An Italian Republic Day

Chianti 960, Next to Gold’s Gym, 12th Main, HAL 2nd Stage, Indiranagar, Bangalore 26th January, 2017 “Ladies and Gentlemen, it’s now time to hoist the Indian flag. I request you all to please stand for the national anthem.“ ‘Phoo-phoo-phoo’ – Flutes! ‘Pah-pada-paaah‘ – Trumpets! ‘Rad-dada-dad-dada-dad‘ – Drums! ‘Rrrrrrrrr-whoooshhh‘ – Planes!  “He’s gone mad!“; “He’s absolutely nuts!“; “Lost