Yearly Archives: 2014



The mother of all list challenges 0

I was wondering if someone would nominate me for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge – nobody did. I was wondering when someone would nominate me for the Booklist challenge – and someone did. But being the startupper that I am – I could not resist starting a challenge of my own. So here it is Read more…


ICICI, ACT – Customer Service Woes 0

Warning – long post, rant. Two occasions recently when customer service let me down. Both companies to which I have been loyal for a number of years. ICICI Bank – A cancelled transaction cost me Rs. 5000 in credit card charges. Yes, no typo. The merchant (international) refunded in full, but apparently ICICI has a Read more…



Good things about India 0

Everything is fixable. Most products are available in small packs. Nobody trashes a product just because it is not working. There is probably a way to fix it and fixed it will be. Almost a slap on the consumerist economy. From coffee powder to cars, most things are available in smaller sizes. Less wastage and Read more…