More than just a Bulbul !

Our Nilgiris (blue mountains) experience was defined by the ubiquitous red-whiskered bird, ever present in the garden, whirrings and flappings and busyness in the trees alongside Oriental White Eyed’s; tireless good cheer in the occasional summer sun. “go via mysore-bhandipur-masinagudi-ooty. at bandipur, after the police checkpost is a left turn over a narrow bridge to…

Wisdom for 2015

It was a serendipitous meeting on the banks of the Tungabhadra river, in Baba’s Cafe. Baba himself was present, but I later discovered he was just ‘passing through’, even though his visit might last eight months or more. I am from Manali, he said, and was willing to talk. You are a long way from…

De-mystifying the Divinity of Money (3)

Everything in Life is an Investment (2010) The last of a three part stream-of-consciousness series from an armchair investor, the question/s raised here are how much money do we need, and why ? Do cars, condos, cash, credit cards and country club memberships define our life’s objectives ? Is there a higher reason why we…

De-mystifying the Divinity of Money (2)

The Ethics of Investing (2010) This is the second of a three part series on random thoughts regarding the creation and pursuit of wealth; a stream of consciousness from a financial free spirit and friend – PK – who has spent years investing other people’s money while making a lot of it – and a…