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September 5, 2010

Explanations soon.

(Props to KK for the title of this blogpost, being an exploration in the odd dissonance of Krishna Ananthian online discourse)

Weekend Adventures 12

March 17, 2010

This weekend,  I met China Mieville:

Saw this:

met one of Delhi’s Chair Reapers:

Ate this:

And played lots and lots and lots of Ticket to Ride:

Part 1 was all the new stuff. These are some old ones I never got around to scanning:

possibly my favourite one to draw

More tomorrow.

I had five minutes with a digital camera in a room illuminated by one 100 watt light bulb. Apologies for the funny but inevitable shadows, and clicky click for larger size versions.

side profiles!

part of an attempt to draw pages instead of individual strips. they're both equally unfocussed and random, though.

this is all true. Keventers is a tiny bakery near Wengers in Connaught Place.

the second law should sound familiar to fans of The Wire.


true story.

More tomorrow.

Weekend Adventures 10

January 5, 2010

This weekend, I went shopping:

Then, I saw some atrocious photoshoppery:

And started work on a new notebook of silly doodles. Here’s a sample:

Love Is There

December 13, 2009

I fell in love with a band today.

This is Fa’thu. She’s part of a band called Fa’thu and the Early Birds. They’re from the Maldives, and they are awesome.

Why? Because they sound like a bluesier, seaside inspired Norah Jones. Because the guitarist has the Radiohead bear scrawled on his guitar:


Because the harmonica player (yes, they have one) looks like this guy from Veronica Mars:

And they sound absolutely lovely. Here’s a youtube sample:

Weekend Adventures 9

December 1, 2009

This weekend, the location indicator on a friend’s phone said we were in a:

I went to the National Gallery of Modern Art, where I saw this:

Palika Bazaar was selling cutting-edge nano-storage technology:

And this was just too funny to pass up:


Weekend Adventures 7

October 18, 2009

This weekend, I cooked!

Paneer! Of the Kadai variant!

Paneer! Of the Kadai variant! With old newspaper!

I also found the greatest Vicks knock-off ever.


Happy Diwali, everyone!

Pickings from the Delhi Book Fair:


While there, I also saw some unintentionally lovely signage:


Weekend Adventures 5

July 31, 2009

One of the many interesting bits about a train journey is trying to guess what brand of Mineral Water you’re going to served this time. These seem to change almost weekly, even inspite of the Railways’ efforts to standardize ‘Rail Neer.’ I supposed that there were only so many synonyms of ‘pure’ and ‘fresh’ that you could use in combination, but these dubious water companies continue to surprise me. This is what I got this time:


Also, now that I’m back in Delhi, and back at work, I can continue to chuckle politely at these lovely daily sights:


and, my favourite: