Wednesday, April 23, 2008


I am moving lock, stock and barrel to



Changing the url wont change the content. But its an easier to remember moniker.
Wordpress offers many more facilities than Blogger. But a couple of drawbacks also exist. If I find it too uncomfortable, I will move right back.

So hope you come to my new home in the virtual world with the same regularity you do here.
Please update your blogrolls/bloglinks if you are among the rarity who have linked me.

See you there!

Saturday, April 19, 2008

Kareena Kapoorism

Kareena Kapoorism is when someone goes from size 100 to 0 and treble their oomph factor. Reverse-Kareena Kapoorism is well, the reverse of it.

yeh mera dil (Don 2007) is one my favorites because every time Kareena moves and her arms just jiggle and wiggle, I feel good about that tyre slumped over the waistband. I mean check out those forearms!!

New man, new body but one fan less. Her cheeks have sunk in and she has my pre-pubescent weight and body. Wait a sec, I was "healthier" than her even then!

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Why do I blog and other existantial queries

People often ask me why do you blog and often what/who is dgrail?
When I started this blog, I was well...bored and just wanted to know what this blogging thingy was all about. I was/still am reading a ton of blogs on almost daily basis and hence wanted to kind of know where I stood. A good blog with sparkling wit can really make your day. Truly user generated content is mind boggling-either superlative or just bad writing.
I began by sharing my life,sometimes writing about my experiances, sometimes about movies seen, books read or simply time-pass tests taken.Begining in 2005, Dgrailed recorded most of my student life with its ups and downs.
Why D_grail?
It was 2am at night I created this blog, immediately after finishing Dan Brown's best seller-Da Vinci Code. That kinda explains it right?
Over the time Dgrailed for me became symbolic of my "derailed" kinda twisty turning life with its oops moments and its aaawwwww moments.
With this blog I fulfil my desire to write and more importantly to be read.No shame in admitting that. The comments counter would often encourage and discourage.
Although I began anonymously soon enough I was using gebuine names and places.

But now I think its time to move on. For the first time in 3 years I am thinking of closing down Dgrailed. I cant stop blogging so am thinking of a couple of options.
Please let me know your opinions or thoughts. As comments and not on gtalk :)

1. Shut down Dgrailed and get lost in the virtual world.
2. Start another blog and link it here.
3. Start another anonymous blog with no links to this.
4. Continue Dgrailed side by side the new blog.
5. Use Dgrailed for certain type of posts and the other blog for humor.
6. Whatever, dude!

I have registered another domain. Lets see how things work out...

Edited add: Most people asked for a "solid" reason for thinking of this step. The biggest one is most of my readers are people I know (thanks to beating of the drum by self) which limits what I would wish to write. After reading something like Sunny Days I felt that I have things I need to write about which may not go along with my common perception.

Also I begin my job soon and part of me worries someone I work with, report to reads as I crib about work or write about how homesick or love lorn I feel or well just how often the foot is inside the mouth. of course I can totally sanitise my blog. But then it would no longer be the personal space I want it to be.

Friday, April 11, 2008

The truth about women, food and weight gain

Two minutes on the lips, forever on the hips.


Friday, April 04, 2008

Now really...

Thursday, April 03, 2008

From India Uncut

Hearing the case of a missing 13-year-old girl, a senior judge on the Bench [of the Delhi High Court] was “shocked” on hearing the girl’s name—“Nirasha” (disappointment). The judge went on to express his reservations about her parents’ choice and was keen to know the reason behind it. As expected, the lawyer for the parents had an answer ready: “My Lord, she was their fifth daughter.”

The state of affairs, no wonder. And according to TOI, thanks to Asians, US has got a skewed sex ratio. Although I doubt if the minority can seriously tilt their balance yet, food for thought.

Wednesday, April 02, 2008


The pervasiveness of iPod in popular culture.
Overheard in office.

SK: How much time does it take you to reach office?
VS: 2 songs.