good read, wisdom

An Experiment in Trust

I am publishing this article without the permission of the author, my uncle Prof S.H. Patil, with the fear that it may get lost in the deluge of information available today. ----- Start of Article ----------- It is generally acknowledged that there are many things seriously wrong with our system of education. Otherwise we could… Continue reading An Experiment in Trust

travel, vacations

Odisha – the state that deserves more …..

We were in Odisha for a 1week trip, organized and curated by former colleague Jitu Mishra, an archaeologist by training from Pune's Deccan College and founder of Sarna Journeys based in Bhubaneswar. He is ably supported by a very enterprising team of: Rosalin Dash, Dr Sushree Mohanty and Safiulah Muhamad. Jitu and I were colleagues… Continue reading Odisha – the state that deserves more …..

Cycling, travel

A Memorable Cycling Trip in Madhya Pradesh

The magnificent temples of Khajuraho. The gorgeous Raneh falls. The Panna Tiger Reserve. A visit to a tribal village relocated to make space available for the king of the jungle. All these on one cycling trip in Madhya Pradesh! Though I have visited several cities in more than 50 countries, the experience of this cycling… Continue reading A Memorable Cycling Trip in Madhya Pradesh

food research, good read

The Future of Food

Was forwarded this presentation by Bhavish Sood which a must read tagtaste-india-opportunity-mapping-reportDownload Some notes from the presentation The restaurant business is a big gamble Only 0.7% restaurants that have been in existence for at least three years ever paid Income Tax. 49% of restaurants are not profitable restaurants that are bubbling all the time one… Continue reading The Future of Food