Author Archives: Vaidy
Tweet Having got the nod from our parents, we began preparations with single-minded devotion. The will-do attitude had to be merged with the can-do pragmatism. Apart from gathering a lot of general information relating to the trip, we had to … Continue reading
Tweet Why don’t sometimes people fail to understand? Why do people misunderstand? Is it all to do with the way one communicates, or perhaps with the way the communication is understood? Serious questions no doubt, but the situations and contexts … Continue reading
Tweet I read the letter for the third time. Dear Editor, It is quite likely that by writing this letter I am only compounding the error of omission that I am undeniably guilty of, for it, the letter, might appear … Continue reading
Tweet The Bicycle Tour across Europe, which I undertook with my friend Aisola Ravi Shankar in 1980-81, could well have been The Bicycle Tour across the World, if we had been luckier. Our original plan, or desire to be precise, … Continue reading
Tweet I guess a lot of young aspiring copywriters ask themselves this question. My unequivocal answer is that they are neither born nor made, but they make themselves copywriters.
Tweet ‘She clings to me.’ ‘He never lets go of me.’ Men and women make such statements when they are in a relationship that is not exactly perfect – well, if any relationship at any point in time can be … Continue reading
Tweet Sunday fetched some gloom, and then some more, just to be sure there would be no shortage and the distribution could continue justly, and without interruption. Sunday had indeed an inexhaustible supply of gloom;