I saw a video about Malleswaram on Facebook a few days back. I was at once nostalgic and also saddened. Nostalgic because Malleshwaram is special. It is where I was born and where I have spent many (maybe all) vacations as a kid. Saddened because the video reminded me about how Malleshwaram has changed over … Continue reading Post 30 – On Bangalore, cheese and the good ol’days
When I am traveling alone, I usually have my moments of inspiration and clarity. In these moments certain thoughts and ideas which otherwise would have never struck me, manifest themselves. I usually make a note using my favorite tool, Evernote. Here is a combination of two such philosophical ideas that I had on separate days last October. Life … Continue reading Post #18
[This is an old post. It was sitting in my drafts for a long time. It might be a little too philosophical, but I tend to be that way while watching sunsets]. At ten thousand feet, I was texting pictures to everyone back home about how I have come to watch the sunset. Not realizing … Continue reading Post #12 – While I watched the Sun set
In order to live life To the fullest We go in search Of people and places Comparing scenes from our lives To ideals in sitcoms, social media. At every juncture We shake out heads "This was not the scene". Unsatisfied we continue Our search For it all never matches Our life not full enough Forgetting … Continue reading A Full Life
I am My childhood The experiences The people The books The school. I am My hometown The culture The festivals The wildlife And society. I am The composite Of all that I read, Saw heard and learnt. I am The sum Of all these years.
(Monday Musings: Random reflections on a Monday evening train ride home. Hopefully this post is the first in a series of many more) If we want something, we must work hard. We all know that. But hard work is underestimated. We hear success stories everyday. People who rose from poverty to riches, public speakers who were … Continue reading Monday Musings – I. Hard Work and Passion
Why is it that we humans are obsessed with being better than those around us? We want to belong and not be isolated. So we adopt practises and fads that seems to be popular. We wear clothes that is considered to be in fashion. We adjust our tones, languages and accents just to fit in. … Continue reading Why
How do we recognize The real us That is hiddeb Behind masks And personalities Manners and what not. Who would we be If rules weren't set? If we were free And society had no qualms About what is right About what is wrong. Would you still be you? Would I still be me?