All articles with 'weekend' Tag

Road Rage on Memorial weekend

Published on May 23, 2008 in america, Humor, personal, travels

We are going to big apple on this weekend, its going to be a really long drive, almost 1000 miles both ways put together, I will see if I can post something while resting, but don’t hope to see anything here for the next 3 days. You have an excellent weekend, drive carefully – more […]

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Welcome to Ummrica!

Published on Nov 26, 2007 in america, personal, travels

or .. veni vidi viblogged well, after a brief globe trotting to few places here and there, I had to go to where literally every other Indian IT employee goes. America. After spending most of my first 4 days here indoors I guess I am both qualified and bored enough to write this post. And […]

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3 years and counting

Published on Jul 14, 2007 in b-school, personal

Its been 3 years since this blog is launched. well, slightly more than that as the very first post was published on July 1st, 2004, my first day at IIM Indore. What started as chronicles of an engineer struggling in a b-school later transformed in to a full-time commentary on business, advertising, technology and life […]

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in Dublin Now!

Published on May 15, 2007 in dublin, personal

As you are aware, I have been busy with loads of work for the last few weeks and as part of that I have come to Dublin today morning for a short visit. Would be back to Chennai to read Hindu Sunday Magazine this weekend. Hopefully I will get sometime to click and write about […]

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PHD’s Regular Blah #8

Published on Apr 4, 2007 in personal

Stop doing what you are and go read Unleashing the Ideavirus by Seth Godin. Even if you have already read it, do it again. It helps keeping your mind alive. My plans to start Calvin Fund are slightly delayed, thanks to my forgetful finger, I lost my login password at the trading site and would […]

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PHD’s Regular Blah # 7

Published on Feb 28, 2007 in Movies-Books, personal

I have been reading Investment Biker, Freakonomics and No Comebacks. The last one by Frederick Fosyth, a short story collection. Investment Biker is a good books if you like travelogues, biking and investing in any order. I have seen a ton of good movies recently including Blood Diamond, American History X and Schindler’s List. I […]

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Is Monopoly Fair?

Published on Feb 25, 2007 in Learn Excel, simulation, wonder why

Ever since we have purchased the Monopoly board game, it has become a weekend ritual for us. Almost every Friday/Saturday night Jo would pull out the board, currency, wooden dice, small houses and deed cards and spread them. We are in for a surprise after playing the game for few weeks. As kids we thought […]

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I am back…

Published on Feb 2, 2007 in personal

The blog is back. My wedding went really well, Will upload the photos in few days. Hoping to write something over the weekend.

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10 good things about Seoul

Published on Jan 5, 2007 in Seoul

My stay here is coming to an end in the weekend. I would be back in Chennai to read Metroplus with a sip of strong decoction coffee on Monday morning. Aah, the joys of coffee and news. Even though I am not here as a tourist I could see quite a few places and interact […]

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Dongdaemun

Published on Dec 10, 2006 in Seoul

In a hurry to make most of the weekend, 4 of us rushed to the Chungmuro metro station, bought tickets for Yongsan[view Yongsan photos] and rushed to line number 4. The train came in a moment and we boarded it immediately. After a couple of stations Rhushi shouted, “Abe, we took the wrong direction. We […]

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Weekend Plans

Published on Dec 1, 2006 in Seoul

First in Seoul is coming to an end and there is a host of activities planned for the 2 days. Visit atleast one toursit spot in the city. Try the much famed underground metro of Seoul. Go to the foriegn food mall in ethewan (or something that sounds similar) and pick up some vegetables, Taiwanese […]

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In Seoul now…

Published on Nov 25, 2006 in Seoul

I am in Seoul, South Korea for some office work and would be here till the end of the year. I have started from Chennai today morning (00:15) and reached here more or less just now. My first impression of Seoul: This city is way too advanced. No wonder it is world’s technology/electronics leader. Chalo, […]

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Supply Creates Demand

Published on Nov 23, 2006 in Random

The things I love about Chennai are many, filter coffee, trees, relaxed pace of life, amazing food, culture to name a few. But one of the important reasons is Landmark Bookstores. During my second week in Chennai, Ashwin, one of my b-school classmates introduced me to Landmark. We went to the store located in the […]

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PHD’s regular blah # 2

Published on Nov 17, 2006 in Random

I got engaged to my college sweetheart, my love of life, Jo last saturday, it was one of the most beautiful and simplest functions that I have been to. I am so happy. Marraige is on Jan 21 in Vizag. Will post a detailed marriage invite later. Its still raining in chennai, and like mad […]

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Lessons in Pricing from Murugan Idli Shop

Published on Nov 7, 2006 in Random

Agreed I am great fan of food. And more so when the place is real value for money. So I have become a regular at Murugan Idli Shop during the weekends. That brings us to the topic of this post. What can marketers learn from a place like Murugan Idli Shop?Pricing. [Useful Wikipedia links for […]

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