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My first app using MIT APP INVENTOR 2


I recently decided to learn something new and Android App programming seemed to be the best idea. Now as I had no coding background (A little bit of C++ years ago memories ago), I thought Google shall be my ally. So I downloaded eclipse and the necessary files; I could not go beyond displaying hello…

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WordAds- Review- might not be worth it


I have the domain Subtlewords.com for about two years now. I used to dominantly write poetry with the occasional article. My views were never much. As wordpress.com does not allow 3rd party ads, I applied for the newly launched Wordads. I never noticed that my request had been accepted until a few months after it.…

The Romantics

The Romantics- Pankaj Mishra- Short Review


I built up the conviction to read novels a few days ago. After Khushwantnama, I picked up ‘The Romantics’ by Pankaj Mishra with much trepidation. I usually am very critical of Indian authors especially with the typical IIT-IIM combo flooding the market with their lacklustre work. Though I enjoyed Adiga and Amish Tripathi, I have…

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Khushwant Singh- Every writer’s dream


In my first week in the new school, DPS Navi Mumbai, there was a career counselling group that came to advice and advertise. They had started their presentation by claiming that every human has a dream job be it a rockstar, a musician or an entrepreneur. When they asked the crowd for examples, I announced…