Mahesh  Verma

    Trivial Travails

    Mahesh has been in Oman for almost 25 years. He worked with the State Bank of India group, Banque Indo Suez, BankMuscat and Merrill Lynch before starting Trinity Investments. Why Trinity? Apparently because of the three women in his life... his wife and two daughters! You can contact him at

All’s well that ends well
    June 11, 2018

Mea culpa…in the last TT which was an Ode to M, while writing about Meghan Markle and the Royal wedding, yours faithfully had mentioned that “the groom’s paternal grandfather’s brother had caused a constitutional crisis by proposing to an American divorcee”.

An ode to M
    May 28, 2018

This is going to be an ode to M...

Of seasons and celebrations
    May 15, 2018

“People don’t notice whether it’s winter or summer when they’re happy,” wrote Anton Chekhov, the Russian playwright and short-story writer, who is considered to be among the greatest writers of short fiction in history.

Trivial travails
    May 1, 2018

“Mayday, mayday, mayday… . I am sinking; I am sinking.” To pre-empt those who may decide to question “And what are you sinking?” please allow me to clarify that I am not thinking but am actually sinking in the vortex of nostalgia…or so I think! “I sink, therefore I think” is obviously an attempt to be different than Descartes, who was the epitome of profundity with his philosophical proposition, “I think, therefore I am” or as he had exclaimed: “Corgito ergo sum.”

TT is now TTT
    April 17, 2018

“Beware the Ides of March”…the soothsayer’s warning to Julius Caesar has now become passé! One actually needs to “Beware the Ides of April”, as unlike the Ides of March, which falls on the 15th day, the Ides of April actually falls on the 13th day (yes, every year without fail it falls on that same date).