Now that it was already shrunken, I was unable to cope up with any further ramifications and decided to do something about it. As always, I kept on procrastinating, till a post lunch walk with AS, sorted it all out. Here’s a brief account of my self realisations, self assassinations and self assessments. Any references to any person or event living or dead, past or … Continue reading Honey, I shrunk my brain again!!
Patience pays… why – here it goes..today morning my cabbie was very firm when he mentioned he cannot deviate from the route as the fare is calculated based on same. Pissed off, I asked him to drive soon. All throughout my roller coaster ride, was wondering if I could somehow tell Uber as to which route to take rather than letting them decide my destiny. … Continue reading Food For Thoughts!!
The world we live in today, witnesses numerous innovations every day, in varied fields be it IoT, automobiles, medicine or media. They always leave you in awe. However, these might not be very useful in our day-to-day grind. How often will I ask Echo to book a cab for me or say drive to work in self driving cars, especially when I am in Bangalore. … Continue reading Miniature Inventions!!
Last night, the last piece I read was about the Indian historical saga of Rani Padmavati and Alauddin Khilji. On one hand FB claimed that the aforesaid sultan of Delhi had 50000 boys in his harem, while on the other hand, Wikipedia glorified Jauhar ( self-immolation on a burning pyre) endured by Rani padmavati, once her husband and the ruler of Chittor, was killed in … Continue reading Inexplicable!!
If you had ever read his novel, you know whom I am talking about – one and only Sir Jeffrey Archer. Had the privilege to hear him tonight at a book signing event hosted by Crossword, at VR mall , Bengaluru. All I have to say is that each and every moment of those two hours was totally mesmerizing. Punctual as a gentleman is expected … Continue reading This is A MAN
I need to write, to put it out of my system, my thoughts, my memory, my guilt. The image is stuck in the brain. It refuses to budge. It makes me impossible to reason, and instead probes me to question the law of Karma – what you give comes back. I first noticed the father, with a stick in one hand, a donation book … Continue reading Karma And the Kid
I was tired. Not physically, but it’s the mental exhaustion I am referring to. Data structures professor had stacked all my grey cells and the only savior was D Paul’s cold coffee which stood majestically on the small table in front of me, waiting to be gulped down in one shot. On a regular day, this is exactly what would have happened. Today was different. … Continue reading A lot can happen over Coffee
It’s been almost a week and I am still unable to coerce my thoughts into creating an exact replica of my past 12 years – those of shared laughter, of shared responsibilities, of shared meals and of shared rides – all of which, are now an integral part of MY life. I recently got a new work address – an unanticipated change – which had … Continue reading To Life!!
History repeats, more so when it comes to romanticism and all the drama associated with it. Thinking of romantic melodrama , we have Bollywood, and then we have DDLJ. For unparalleled story telling, there are novelists and then we have Jeffery Archer. Connection – History repeats – Seb went to Mumbai from London to ensure he weds Priya before she gets married to a guy … Continue reading DDLJ & Clifton Chronicles
“I had been waiting for a 500D since past 45 minutes”. The girl told me. I was so wrong when I thought, only my waits are endless. It was 6:05 P.M on a soothing Bangalore evening. With no signs of rain, I had just endured a walk of 600mt with a heavy backpack, only to hop into 500D and be back home asap. With the … Continue reading 500D