Having just finished a blogging story that will no doubt have both journos and bloggers baying for my blood, I’m doing the only dignified thing left to do: flee the country.
Just kidding – am leaving for London tomorrow night, to attend a cousin’s wedding. It’s mainly a family obligation thingie but it might be interesting in some ways: typical ostentatious NRI affair straight out of DDLJ or Bend it Like Beckham, with many functions, annoying relatives (including at least one evil uncle), choreographed dances (which I’ve sternly instructed my cousin to leave me out of) and colour-coordinated sherwanis, one of which I’ll have to wear, alack (also a bandhgala, for the reception). Unfortunately, I probably won’t have access to a Net connection at all – some of this would be eminently photo-bloggable. Maybe later.
Will probably just be cooped up in the house most of the time, or drifting from one function to the next, or helping out, or intervening in drunken brawls or generally marveling at human idiocy. Don’t have many expectations otherwise but am hoping to get one afternoon to myself so I can skip down Oxford Street to that big HMV store where I spent so many happy hours last year. Yum.
Back on the 14th. See you then.
P.S. Am disabling further comments on the top few posts while I’m away – hate-mail has been on the rise and I don’t want nastiness littering the site when I’m not around to monitor it. My email ID is jaiarjunATyahooDOTcom – kindly direct all abuse thither.