Poha: The momo for the mornings

Poha seller in Noida

I begin writing this perched on the top berth in a sleeper coach of a train that has a long halt at Ujjain Railway Station. Ujjain is an ancient town that has an important role in India’s history and religion. At the previous station, Nagda, I had a breakfast, that has become almost a ritual [Read more]

Paper Boat drinks review: As close as it can get to the real thing

Paper Boat drinks

In my many years as a blogger and a journalist (sort of), I have posted reviews of the usual gadgets, software, movies, music, books, websites, WiFi on Indian Railways and also of a few magazines but never that of a drink (excluding, of course, the occasional Old Monk endorsement). Scepticism is something that my profession [Read more]