Hugh MacLeod, Gaping Void, puts forth what Stormhoek thinks their brand represents. Most of the points would be coherent for any start up company which believes in itself. Here are some points which I felt are very interesting. 3. We believe that even a small company like ours can change the world, even in a small way. Why shouldn’t a small wine company in South Africa see large international companies like Google and Microsoft as their competition? Why should the battle only be confined to other small South African vineyards? It makes no sense. 8. It’s just wine, People. Sure, we make excellent product. But let’s not get too carried away. At the end of the day, even the best[…]

A friend of mine is a dog person and not a cat lover. Here is a quote I came across this morning. Dedicated to my friend. Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a function. Also reminds me of Babel-fish in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

Was just reading a few blogs and came across a few lines that I liked or had some connection. Dextrous Doings – Comment by Sunrise: Haven’t we all been there… the only thing good about life is that there is a new day waiting for you at the end of each terrible one… and that is why, I guess, I have a thing for sunrises… The intimate ramblings of a lost hearty soul: I still love him. I am still angry with him but I still love him. I remember having said the first line, or something very close, to a friend once. And have watched a sunrise whenever I have felt down.

The Nagpur ODI signalled the return of our very own Dada to international cricket and a return that was not supposed to be. Go and read GreatBong’s thoughts on it. True. However, this fairy tale has come true. And really, how could it not? It had a prince in it. Awesome!!

The Oscar nominations are out and I am sticking my neck out to guess who would win. Best Actor – Leonardo DiCaprio Best Supporting Actor – Mark Whalberg Best Supporting Actress – Adriana Barazza Best Animated Film – Cars Best Direction – United 93 Film Editing – Babel Best Picture – The Departed Other categories, I have no idea. Now wait and watch to see how many come true.