LOVEAPALOOZA – ARJUN AND SAMIRA’S LIFETIME MUSIC FEST

Loveapalooza On Thursday, the 8th of May 14, our first-born Arjun S Ravi weds Samira Kanwar, the first-born of Asha and Atul Kanwar. This photo-essay traces Arjun and Samira’s life leading up to the wedding. Here is their Wedding Invite: Let me first explain the name ‘Loveapalooza‘ to you. It has been derived from ‘Lollapalooza’, that is a┬ávery well attended “annual music festival featuring popular alternative rock, heavy metal, punk […]

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LIGHTS, LIGHTS, LIGHTS AND MO(O)RE LIGHTS

Two small explanations are required for the non-naval personnel to understand this anecdote: First, what’s a Mids Board? Well, a Mid’s Board is a very detailed oral examination (viva) held at the end of one’s Midshipman tenure of about six months; a Midshipman is a rank between Cadet and a commissioned officer in the rank of Acting Sub-Lieutenant. Questions related to Bridgeman-ship, seamanship and all other aspects that one is […]

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