Sitting atop Puaka Hill, in Pulau Ubin island, is one of the most scenically serene and tranquil places to be. You could go into a trance just staring at blanks – quietly, undisturbed by a factory, vehicular or human noises. … Continue reading Singapore: Puaka Hill trail Pulau Ubin
Bollywood’s investment on spy thrillers is at an all time high. In the last decade it has given some gold standard espionage flicks like Madras Cafe, Baby, D-Day; and some very watchable ones in Ek Tha Tiger, Tiger Zinda Hai, … Continue reading Movie Review: Jab mia biwi Raazi gave gripping thriller to qaazi
Insights, highlights and little-known nuggets from the book ‘Fear and Loathing in La Liga’ – El Clasico diaries by Sid Lowe. While the book covers the entire history of Barcelona vs Real Madrid rivalry, I have only chosen the post-2000s … Continue reading Pep Talk 19: Insights from Sid Lowe’s ‘Fear and Loathing in La Liga – El Clasico diaries
Visiting one of the world’s premier cities, one of the world’s most visited cities, within budget expenses, is always a challenge. Most of us have dreams of visiting Madrid one day. And yet many of us are deterred by various … Continue reading Travel: Madrid – A budget family itinerary
Over five years ago, in a pre-match press meet, the then Borrusia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp first time christened his brand of football. “I think he (Arsene Wenger) likes having the ball, playing good football. It is like an orchestra. … Continue reading Football: Jurgen Klopp’s ‘Heavy Metal’ football drowning out ‘tactical orchestras’!
Manchester City have achieved their first ever utterly convincing and dominating Premier League season, under Pep Guardiola. They have won the joint fastest EPL title – record set by Manchester United in 2000-2001 – and this time it didn’t involve … Continue reading Pep Talk 18: Five EPL Records Guardiola’s ManCity must chase for making it ‘Untouchables’ Season 2017-18
Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City will finish season 2017-18 with a resounding domestic league title win, the Carabao Cup and eliminations at quarterfinal of Champions League and pre-quarters of FA cup. At the start of the season had this been offered … Continue reading Pep Talk 17: How long will referees be deciding Manchester City’s season?
Final part of insights, highlights and little-known nuggets from Pep Guardiola’s Biography ‘Another way of winning‘ – by Guillem Balague and also a few additional notes. * After beating Paris Saint-Germain at Rotterdam, Barcelona lifted the Cup Winners Cup trophy … Continue reading Pep Talk 16: Insights from Guardiola’s Biography ‘Another way of winning’ – Final Part
So last week I have been trying to answer most questions in office with ‘Oh, because next week am on a holiday’ That was my planned way of announcing the big upcoming vacation. So when anyone asked me “You are … Continue reading Story of announcing a vacation
My list of Ajay Devgn’s best ten movies has a trend – all single word named action thrillers. Company, Gangajal, Singham, Zakhm, Omkara, Drishyam, Khakee, Aakrosh, Apaharan & Takshak. All gripping, serious, edge of the seat movies – his forte, … Continue reading Movie Review: Devgn’s Raid is well made, a story that had to be said