Archive for August, 2006

Shantaram

28Aug06

It took me a long time and most of the world to learn what I know about love and fate and the choices we make, but the heart of it came to me in an instant, while I was chained to a wall and being tortured. I realised, somehow through the screaming in my mind […]


3 hours and 14 minutes! Nope, it’s not the running time of Lord of the Rings! Actually it could have been…I really don’t know…but anyhoo that’s how long I walked today! I’d always loved walking but who knew that Hussein Sagar Lake was a lot farther away than the 5 minutes I always assumed it […]


For the lack of anything better, here goes… Rob Gordon: What came first, the music or the misery? People worry about kids playing with guns, or watching violent videos, that some sort of culture of violence will take them over. Nobody worries about kids listening to thousands, literally thousands of songs about heartbreak, rejection, pain, […]


Woke up in a very nostalgic mood today, probably ‘cos our BE Graduation Ceremony happens tomorrow and I’m one of the few people who won’t be going. Ever since the first year I wondered what it would be like posing for the cameras in the black robe and grad cap whilst holding the degree that […]


india

14Aug06

Long years ago we made a tryst with destiny, and now the time comes when we shall redeem our pledge, not wholly or in full measure, but very substantially. At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom. A moment comes, which comes but rarely in […]


8052

11Aug06

Interesting week. Monotonous, but interesting. Reading Shantaram…an awesome awesome book. Will review it once I’m done. Have been “taught” at work that if one gets an oppurtunity at an onsite location abroad, he/she HAS to use toilet paper, cannot hang clothes out to dry and cannot wet (with water, perverts!) the bathroom floor ,else risk being […]


 Sometime back I wrote a post on things I want to do before turning 30  and from the looks of it I don’t think I’m really going to accomplish much. It suddenly hit me on the bus this afternoon that I’ll never be able to relive all this again. Time’s flying and life is far too […]