TATA Ultra Marathon 2019, Lonavala – 50 kms of joy! A race review

10 things you should about the Tata Ultra Marathon, held annually in February, in the hills surrounding Lonavala: 1) This is probably the most scenic race route I have seen! Beautiful views everywhere. Since the run starts at 2:30 AM, you will experience the sunrise over the hills and sleepy villages, just waking up, during … Continue reading TATA Ultra Marathon 2019, Lonavala – 50 kms of joy! A race review

Sapiens – a book review

Do not let the start of the book betray the breadth and depth of the topics about us, humans, this book covers. And in great depth too. A good friend of mine gave up after reading the first few pages since he “wasn’t interested in evolutionary biology”! And you persist and are rewarded with a … Continue reading Sapiens – a book review

Urby leather passport holder – a review

Those of you who know me, know my love for genuine leather. Besides the usual belts and wallets, for the last several years, I have used leather journals and you can read about them here. I recently came across another company called Urby which makes genuine leather items, and promptly ordered - they only sell … Continue reading Urby leather passport holder – a review

Happy Republic Day! From my alma mater!

We ended up visiting the school, pretty much the only one we knew until we chose schools for our kids, where we had spent 12+ years of our childhood! We attended the Republic day function of the school, and this brought back a tsunami of old memories! Nostalgia and a fond recollection of the fun-filled … Continue reading Happy Republic Day! From my alma mater!