How good are the ASICS DynaFlyte 3?

Disclosure, before I even start my review I have recently been named an ASICS Running Influencer, and, on the advice of my running coach, I chose the new DynaFlyte 3, in which to run and train. ASICS has, however, placed me under no obligation whatsoever to write a review, favourable or… Continue reading

Crazy Rich Asians

Loved the book. Loved the movie. “Crazy Rich Asians” is a happy, feel-good, rom-com with a twist. Which is…that every single actor is Asian.  I think there might have been a few, inconsequential non-Asians in crowd scenes, but all the parts, big or small, belong to Asians, and there was… Continue reading

Aladdin in New Delhi

Come on, Delhites! Wake up! If you haven’t ready been to see “Aladdin”, do so now! Judging by the tragically more-than-half-empty auditorium last night, people are not exactly flocking to see this great musical production. In the short speech of thanks after the show, the director Shruti Sharma specifically thanked… Continue reading

How good are La Sportiva G2 SM climbing boots?

Although I have climbed a few mountains, I still feel a tad wary of describing myself as a “mountaineer”.  So this review of my new La Sportiva G2 SM climbing boots might not be full of pukka technical terms, but it most definitely comes from the heart. By way of… Continue reading

White Magic Adventure Travel does it again!

It is almost 5 years since I was introduced to the best climbing and trekking company in India – there you go, colours nailed firmly to the mast! – and the high standards of WM never cease to amaze.  And impress.  And reassure. I just returned a few days ago… Continue reading