Covid 19. This has trained so many new Celebrity Chefs. Thanks to YouTube and it’s new cooking shows, there are so many new amateur Chefs that if you take an average, there must be at-least 2.5 chefs per house hold. The .5 accounts for that guy who accidentally sets things on fire because he was watching those Youtube Videos, while cooking rather than just before … Continue reading Turn on the heat
One in Seven Children does not have enough food to lead a healthy and active life I keep hearing this advertisement, every time I open You Tube. And this was followed by a plea for me to donate money to help this kids. Well, I am pretty sure these unhealthy and obese kids, who keep visiting fast food joints which leads to them being this … Continue reading Fat Kids
I still remember the day when the favourite pastime of the fairer sex, was visiting the salons. The ladies used to spend hours and thousands to look young. The amount of makeup it took to make a 40 year old look like a 20 year old was astonishing. Personally, I am not against beauty, but I hate the idea of looking something which you are … Continue reading I am too old for this Sh*t
We cannot always build a future for our youth, but we can always build our youth for the future. – Franklin D Roosevelt The news on the TV shows a child with a firearm. The title just says that he is a child soldier. The kid, who should be playing catch with a ball, is now playing suicide with bombs. What has the world come … Continue reading No Child’s Play
Sometimes I wonder … Wouldn’t it be fun if we have a ventriloquist perform in a graveyard ? All your loved ones would suddenly start talking to you. Unless they were cremated, In which case it would be weird if they talked back . Continue reading Ventriloquist…
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 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 ?
Greetings readers, It brings me immense pleasure to announce that balletofwords.com is now hosted on blue host. Finally, the control freak in me will get the kind of control I am looking for. I hope that this path will lead to some wonderful new experiences. I would like to thank all those patrons who were kind enough to donate, like my posts and spread … Continue reading Announcement
Look at the teens today. They will do anything to attract attention to themselves. Makeup, dress up in weird clothing( mostly like ladies of negotiable virtue [for girls]or pants that reach only up to the thighs and are held up by sheer magic [for boys]), changes to the natural body, etc I blame it on the celebrities, whose names I will not mention now. … Continue reading Attention seekers
When all you wanted was to become a rickshaw But parents force you to be a car. Result : This is called Parental pressure. Stop abusing your kids, let them live their own lives… Continue reading Parental Pressure
Take a random song. Ensure the song has a beat. Search for a remote ,uninhabited place. A beach would be an added advantage. Get a young girl. ( optional : the girl should be above 18 years of age to avoid being prosecuted as a pedophile ) Tell the girl to wear skimpy, provocative cloths. Position the camera on the beach and ask the girl … Continue reading Recipe for a music video
Due to technology, this has become the morning ritual of most of us : Reposition yourself from a prone position to a seating position on your bed Take your mobile in hand with sleepy eyes. Let your eyes adjust to the bright screen. Rub them vigorously till they adjust. Check whatsapp. Reply with as little words as possible on whatsapp. If reply can be a … Continue reading Morning Ritual
Why is the world obsessed with Gender Equality? We, the Indians, are past such petty issues. We believe in caste inequality. That is much better and easier. All you have to do, is claim that you are from a reserved caste and you can easily get an admission in a good college or get a high paying government job, irrespective of your ability to perform … Continue reading Gender Equality ….
I don’t know why, But when I see Job Description (JD) for a web designer, I always get an image of a spider in my mind’s eye. Continue reading IT JD
People always ask how fast my interest transfer speed is. I need to answer this once and for all. The speed of the data transfer is directly proportional to the speed of flight of the pigeon with a strapped on Pen drive . *Disclaimer : No pigeons were harmed while writing this post. Continue reading Internet speed vows