Snapped last night in New Delhi’s Nizamuddin East neighborhood.
The story begins: NEW DELHI— Facebook Inc. is hiring a high-profile technology executive with expertise in Silicon Valley and India to help develop strategies for its Messenger app, an increasingly important platform for the social-media company. Anand Chandrasekaran, a former senior executive at Yahoo Inc., will assume a global leadership role working on strategies and […]
So, I posted this image on Twitter recently and it’s proven to be a big hit. Why? People — and I guess I am one — seem to love stock photos of “hackers,” particularly ridiculous ones. And this one, which I noticed in an Indian newspaper the other day, fits the bill. Rather than simply putting […]
Came across this fellow here in Delhi yesterday. He (or she) was eating a paratha. Given his/her interesting colouring, neck adornment, and hoof bling, I was wondering if it might be an auspicious goat, kept and fed by people nearby in the neighborhood. So I asked some guys hanging out nearby. They kept repeating a […]
Spotted here in Delhi: a brochure for an Italian restaurant promoting free “selfie garlic bread.” I have no idea what it has to do with selfies. And who is the guy in the photo? It’s a distinct possibility that I’m overthinking all of this.
Snapped on a rainy evening recently, while stuck in traffic.
Newspapers here in India are serious about their puns and wordplay. Here, a sampling taken just from front pages yesterday!
Spotted recently in Connaught Place, downtown Delhi: an opportunistic street dog drinking pooled water, after a rainstorm, from atop a parked car. He looked at me as if to say, what’s so strange about this, and why the hell are you taking my picture?
More on this in future posts, but…A and I moved to India! I’m penning this post from New Delhi, our new home after two and a half years in Singapore. Above is a Tweet I posted sharing the news. Below is the Newley Notes missive in which I explain a bit more. I’m very excited […]