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[Movie review] Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Captain America The Winter Solider

Ashwina and I caught Captain America: The Winter Solider last weekend. I’ve enjoyed the Marvel series including Thor and Iron Man. And, I love the way they have linked the various story lines across the movies. So, without doubt, I was looking forward to watching the second movie of the Captain America series. Steve Rogers struggles …
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Auto-Close Comments, Pingbacks and Trackbacks v1.4

Auto-Close Comments, Pingbacks and Trackbacks

When Jeff asked if there was a plugin that lets you easily close trackbacks and pingbacks on old posts, I pointed him to a very ancient version of Auto-Close Comments, Pingbacks and Trackbacks. Is there a plugin that does this? http://t.co/ipk6JAs2ZW where is it? — Jeff (@jeffr0) March 12, 2014 It was so old and threw …
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Effective Signboards

Alien cross the road

Farmer John lived on a quiet rural highway. But, as time went by, the traffic slowly built up at an alarming rate. The traffic was so heavy and so fast that his chickens were being run over at a rate of three to six a day. So one day Farmer John called the sheriff’s office …
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Top 10 v1.9.9.1

Top 10 v1.9.9

A few hours back I uploaded a major release of Top 10, the top popular posts plugin for WordPress. This release adds several new features and I have hopefully squashed many pending bugs. First of all, the admin interface has received a major overhaul. It should flow better with the rest of your WordPress interface …
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Add to All v1.0.4

Add to All

Last weekend I pushed an update to on of my lesser known plugins. Add to All is a simple, yet powerful plugin that will allow you to add HTML, JavaScript or CSS to your header, footer, content or feed. This update pushes through a major change in the design of the Admin area. The Settings page should …
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Better Search v1.3.2


I have updated the Better Search v1.3.2 into the WordPress.org repository and committed the latest version to GitHub. The new version adds a much needed filter option. We’re using Banbuilder which is a cool PHP script that helps filter out a partial or full list of words even if they are spelt leetly. The whole …
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To India

BA Galleries Lounge Heathrow T5

My last long term visit to India was in February-March 2012 for my wedding. Since then, Ashwina and I have travelled to Scotland, Dunwich Heath, Cornwall and Paris. To make a trip to India I really need a perfect timing of decent air fares, long holidays and good weather. Post Christmas 2013 gave us this …
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2013: The Year in Review

Christmas Tree in the Hilton lobby in Johannesburg, South Africa

It’s Christmas Eve, the time for holidays and excitement. Looking back at 2013, I have to admit that it was another great year. As of today, I’ve been an Investment Banker for over four and half years, in London for over three and a half years, married for nearly two years. The Day Job I …
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[Movie Review] Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug

Hobbit : The Desolation of Smaug

I never wrote a review of The Hobbit when I watched it last year. It wasn’t as fast paced as the Lord of The Rings, but it definitely was an amazing movie to watch. I know Ashwina and I enjoyed every minute of it. So, we eagerly awaited for The Desolation of Smaug and caught the …
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[Movie Review] The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Hunger Games Catching Fire

Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark may have won survived the 74th Hunger Games. But, life isn’t better in District 12. And, there is unrest in the other districts as people are inspired to revolt using Katniss as their beacon of hope. President Snow is eager to get rid of Katniss and what better way to …
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