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Home-made coconut oil

In Mumbai, India and parts of western India, the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated with a lot of pomp and grandeur. Coconuts, considered divine, are offered in large numbers to the Hindu God, which is later redistributed as blessed Prasad. I took the opportunity of this festive occasion to prepare some home-made coconut oil based […]

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KodaguConnect’s Outreach to help the flood affected

KodaguConnect.in was setup in a matter of few hours by Kishor Cariappa to help his Coorg brethern at the trying times of floods. He has a vision to make it a great local medium.

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Little Vedant’s new gifts from my colleagues

It’s been a fortnight since we had Vedant – our second child. Other than the generous (understated word) parental leave, my company gave me another nice surprise. They sent an awesome gift hamper for him. It included Books, a Sofie the Giraffe toy, and few other goodies! What was most touching was a handwritten note […]

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Singapore – Once again

I came back from an awesome second-time trip to Singapore. Last time it was a family vacation. This time, a workation with my fabulous team at Automattic. Both trips left me bedazzled and with a question – “What does it take to migrate to this place?” Singapore brings together the modern and well-maintained urbania, similar […]

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Resurrecting a 2008 Macbook.. with Ubuntu

There couldn’t be a better way of celebrating Easter, than bringing back to life an ageing 2008 Macbook whose WiFi chip blew the second time since I took it second hand from my brother in law. The device would also not get further OS updates since Apple would want to push you to meaner and […]

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Uday – Ahmedabad’s Jailhouse Brand

The enterprising Gujarat state and Ahmedabad sets a great example of how Jail inmates could be involved and rehabilitated by manufacturing high-quality products and by bringing it under a good brand name. The name Uday translates as – To rise. My friend and I, during our recent visit to Ahmedabad city, discovered a nondescript shop at […]

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‘Fan’ boy lessons

I was inspired by my father and uncle who are aces at DIY – quite a bit of electrical, plumbing and home improvement work all these years. I was eager and at the same time nervous, about replacing the old ceiling fan with this new one, all by myself. I finally got the eagerness to overcome fear this morning.

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Open Mic Song at Company Meetup – Teri Deewani

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Happy! Google Photos Integration on WordPress.com

  Totally excited with the integration of Google Photos with WordPress.com . Couldn’t find a better photo to celebrate this. I clicked this at my school where i am trying to get an admission for my #dotter . I have a lifetime of photos on Google Photos. A big thing on my wishlist remains embedding of albums […]

My first WordCamp talk at Kochi

I am excited to see my first WordCamp talk at WordCamp Kochi  which got published on WordPress.tv today ! The slides of the talk are right here: