Daily Archives: 1 January 2007

So little time, so much to read

Heaven knows if any other reporter in any newspaper in Bangalore has invested so much time, energy and enthusiasm—not to speak of money—as our Shilpa P to usher in 2007. The metro bureau surprise packet has rustled up greeting cards, single roses, bouquets and even a cake to mark the New Year, going to show…

Oil paintings but not quite oil paintings

Illustrator Kiran Kumar alias Swami Ananda Bodhi sends us these paintings done using a software called ARTRAGE, which gives the illusion of oil paintings. A few of them have already been published in Vijaya Karnataka. Asked for permission to reproduce them here, Kiran quotes Osho, who said: “Things can be copyrighted, thoughts cannot be copyrighted,…

Dateline 2007

E S Bhanu Prakash wasn’t the only one to get the dateline wrong yesterday. Arts and Letters Daily, the wonderful repository of all things cultural, began the day with a January 1, 2006 dateline and it hadn’t changed even at the time of writing this, 12.50 pm. ** T V R Shenoy, the former editor…

Career resolutions for 2007

Forbes magazine has a neat piece on the resolutions we should make for our careers in the new year. 1. Update your resume 2. Assess your satisfaction level at work 3. Set yourself a goal for the year 4. Join a professional body 5. Take classes in skills you are lacking. 6. Find yourself a…