Beijing Olympics – 2008

Just saw the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2008 Olympics. Incredible! Everything was so exquisitely done…what timing, what precision! It was an absolute visual treat. Spectacular! I am out of words… I heard on tv that it took China about 10 years to prepare for the Olympics. I wonder if India would be able to Read more about Beijing Olympics – 2008[…]

Team India returns to a grand welcome

It was a historic moment, unlike anything that this city has known. Our 20-20 heroes touched base in Mumbai, this morning, to receive a hero’s welcome. They travelled atop an open air bus, for their own ‘Vijay Yatra’ (victory parade), from the International Airport to Wankhede stadium. Mumbai was flooded with people, singing, cheering, bursting Read more about Team India returns to a grand welcome[…]

Capoeira demo at Carter Road

Capoeira is a Brazilian dance-martial-arts-game kinda thingy. It was practiced by the Brazilian slaves when they were shipped to Portugal – way back in the 16th century. Since these slaves were prohibited from practicing martial arts, they devised a method which looked like dance. So Capoeira is a fight-dance. The amphitheater area at Carter Road Read more about Capoeira demo at Carter Road[…]