Daily Archives: 20 January 2007

Oldest blogger is a little girl who grew up

The internet is such a magnificent thing that every week somebody or the other upstages somebody else as the world’s oldest blogger. A couple of weeks ago, it was Allan Loof@94. Now, it is Maria Amelia@95.

In an interview with the world’s oldest citizen journalism Eric Shackle on the pioneering citjo site ohmynews.com, Maria, who was given a blog as a birthday gift by her grandson, shows that that the fears of the old being left behind by technology is just that: fears

The older are smarter than we think or we are willing to give them credit for.

“I think it’s great that you can find everything on the Net. You can read the news and about people’s lives. It’s the best discovery that I’ve made in my life.

“It all surprises me. It seems like a dream, like witchcraft. If my grandparents arose they would hallucinate (when they first listened to a gramophone, they thought there was someone inside it).”

Read the full interview here: World’s oldest blogger tells all


Bisi bele baath with Aishwarya Raita

A week ago, Amlan Home Chowdhury reported in Vijay Times how drug dealers in Raxaul (Bihar) were naming their maal after Aishwarya Rai and Bipasha Basu.

Now, V Srinivasan forwards a picture which underlines our fixation with all things filmy.

Cross-posted on churumuri