When you stay away from your country for years at a time, you tend to get home sick. Everyone is aware of it. Most have felt it. I too have felt it at times. Mostly during festivals, when your friends keep sending you season greetings via social medial. All you can do is wish back and wish that you could be back home, joining in … Continue reading With Friends like these…
I have been away from blogging for a while now .I have been working a lot these days. It is enjoyable, yet exhausting. This has a disadvantage to it , though. I seem to find less time for the people near and dear to me. Today, even Siri stopped responding to me. I kept shouting “Hey Siri“, but no response at all. Seems like she … Continue reading Social Waves
There once was a place called Eden, And in the placed lived the first two humans, One was made of dust, Adam, he was called, The other was made from part of God’s body, She was a helpmate to Adam, Eve was her name. Adam and Eve toiled the land and lived on heaven on earth, till the time God placed a tree and and … Continue reading Oh God why, Doc ?
I never really understood the concept of a left hand drive and a right hand drive vehicle. I especially don’t understand why some countries prefer to drive on the right side of the road, while the rest drive on the left side of the road. I am sure I understand why some people try to drive on the wrong side of the road, but then … Continue reading Right side… Left side… Wrong side…
I was watching a program on the television recently. It was a comedy show. The performer, stood on the stage, smiling and waving at the audience. The very first line he said , ” I don’t know why I am here today.”. I never understood this. If you don’t know why you are there, why not ask the organizers when they come to invite you … Continue reading Why not ask ?
Have you ever travelled by an Airplane ? If not you should try it before reading further, because – *spoiler alert* Whenever I travel, the first thing I do is check-in the luggage. Here, one of the crew members will point out my flight number and seat number, circling it so that I would not miss it – * Oh, how helpful. If only … Continue reading Stupid Announcements
I was having a chat with one of my colleges yesterday. The topic of the discussion was -how it is evil to strive for power. I was the champion of power. I don’t believe power itself is evil. Let me explain myself. Power is nothing but the will to be the best. To be so good, that people would follow your advice/ teaching without question. This … Continue reading Does Power beget evil ?
In a few days, the year comes to an end. For some it was a fantastic year filled with a lot of new experiences unlocking a plethora of achievements. For some, it was a routine year with nothing out of the ordinary happening for them. For some, it was full of disappointments and pain. I neither envy nor pity any of these people. For, those … Continue reading Happy Holidays
With naked feet, i wander Why no impressions in the ground, I wonder I aked God, O mighty one, in heaven Am I lucky enough to be Legolas , the loved one ? To which God replied, Dude, firstly, you are very bad at poetry and we are in the twentieth century. We no longer make use of the Shakespearean English. Secondly, there are no … Continue reading Legolas
A few days ago, I suddenly realized that I am mortal, so my body needs regular medical checkups. This meant that I needed to visit a hospital and undergo a few tests. Incidentally, I had a meeting later in the day, so I was all suited up. I stood in the queue for registering myself for a blood test and an Xray,when I noticed that … Continue reading Power of a suit
So,the festival has gone as suddenly as it had arrived. In the distance, you can still hear the occasional crackle of a stray rocket or bomb, and your colourful diyas now protectively hold tiny pools of melted wax and ash.Your rangolis are still radiant,albeit slightly dishevelled. As you walk on the streets this morning,you catch sight of last night’s celebrations all around,and you probably see … Continue reading Happy Diwali
“Hi there, do you remember me from the class of 85 ?”, she asked the guy behind her in the queue for name tags, a broad smile on her face. She was in her late 40s now, hardly any resemblance to her 16 year old self. But then, that was true with most of the people gathered in the hall. It was their 30 year school reunion. … Continue reading Reunion
The family was eating their dinner together. It was a custom that all family members eat food together. But the dad kept looking at the empty seat in front of him. The usual clatter during their diners and lunches was absent. His wife and daughter were eating the food in silence, sobbing silently. He kept going back to the day of the riots, the day … Continue reading Spoils of …
Why cheese is healthy :- Cheese comes from milk Milk is made by cows, Cows eat grass. Hence Cheese is green salad. Salad is healthy. Hence, the result. Continue reading Say Cheese
Is it just me ? or does everyone stand in front of the glass doors , hoping that it will open automatically? I visited a client recently and he had a set of doors placed consecutively in a passageway. Both of them were made of glass obviously. When I approached the innermost door, it opened automatically, so then I proceeded to the next one. Imagine … Continue reading Knock knock…
I never really understood the “glass half full or glass half empty” notion. You have a glass, right? So fill it up,instead of crying about it, you twat. Continue reading Positive thoughts
The first thing that comes to mind when scientists say ” Monkeys or chimps are our closest relatives”, is…. Must be true of orphans. More specifically, Tarzen and Mogli. Continue reading Evolutionary relationships
Earlier in the month, I had published a write-up on the people we see in the mall.To read that article, click here : Mall visits… Part 1 These are the people who inspire us to go to the mall. These are the people who spark my quest to observe human behaviour from various countries around the world. Before we proceed to the anecdote, I want to … Continue reading Mall Visits…Part 2
Visiting a mall is extremely entertaining. There are thousands of people around, which means there are a thousand different opportunities to observe human behavior and quirks. In one such visit recently, I came across once such incident. Now, I am not very good at any language other than English and my native, but actions speak louder than words. So all this is my take on the … Continue reading Mall visits… Part 1
A guy came into office today, swapped in , logged into his computer. Five minutes later, he got up and left. Reason : He had forgotten he had applied for a leave today and did not know that it was sanctioned. That, is what I call dedication. Continue reading Dedication