Archive for July, 2007

Matrimonials

Tuesday, July 31st, 2007

While in India, I noticed huge sections in the papers posted by parents looking for suitable matches for their son or daughter. Height and birthday are standard stats offered up and everyone, it seems, is well educated and fair.
I like that this one says he’s empathetic:

Many are looking for the ‘perfect blend of modern [...]

Age of Conversation

Tuesday, July 17th, 2007

Have I talked about the power of blogging lately?
One of our weekly coffee people, Gavin, has joined with Drew, another blogger half way around the world, to create an ebook called Age of Conversation. They’ve asked 103 authors, including yours truely, to write a page each about the changes in media and marketing and [...]

Shopping in Mumbai

Wednesday, July 11th, 2007

We spent Sunday looking at material for the wedding next week. Each place had us pull up stools and sit in front of a raised platform where they’d pull out the options and unfurl them in front of us.

At first they all looked the same to me –yards and yards of sparkle.

But as [...]

Off to India

Friday, July 6th, 2007

I’ll be in India for the next two weeks and hopefully snapping up pictures along the way.
But to kick things off, I’d like to share my favourite ad this year:

See you there.

India Meet Ups

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2007

So, we’ve arranged a couple of meetings in Mumbai and Delhi next week. If you’re around for either of them, be sure to drop by:
Mumbai
9th July at Zenzi @ 8pm
183, Waterfield Road
Bandra 400050
Delhi
12th July at Barista Creme at the Grand Mall in Gurgaon @ 7pm