Reaching for the Sky

Reaching for the Sky!
Reaching for the Sky!

There is so much to thank Nature for. The blue sky sets the perfect canvas for the white clouds to create a garden of white, flowing flowers! The tree trying to grow its wings and reach for the horizon. The tree reaching for the white flower laden dreamy sky creates a surreal ambiance just before a spring sunset!

The tree represents our life journey and the sky being the epitome of happiness. In our lives, as we grow, we try to reach for the happiness of our dreams. The cloud symbolizes the various forms in which we can find joy and happiness in our lives. It is definitely a miracle in how our lives and the ethereal beauty of nature are intertwined in the endeavor to find true happiness!

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My Memories of Football World Cup ’86

My love for sports in general and football(yes, football and not soccer) in particular started with the World Cup held in Mexico in the year 1986. Now, I was a little kid at that time – maybe just reached the age wherein I can start making memories!

I grew up with my two elder brothers – the eldest one being quite a sports fanatic. As he was 8 years older to me, in 1986 he was big enough to understand most of the nuances of the game. He was the the one who helped me create memories of that World Cup – by constant discussions about his favorite teams, favorite players and buying all the editions of SportsStar and Sports World. Continue reading My Memories of Football World Cup ’86

Come Winter Come

 

Waiting for the Mystic and Melancholic Winter

Still remember driving through this place and wondering that dreams do come true. The place seemed to come out from the pages of glossy magazines – the beauty of winter with all its glory!

Ready to get rid of the scorching summer heat and embrace the mysterious beauty of winter. The tall leafless trees, white quilt covering the grasses and trees here and there, the chilling wind and the scent of festivities all around – that for me is winter. After nearly six months of extreme temperature, my senses are just waiting with bated breath to announce the arrival of the mystic and melancholic winter. Yes, winter is coming!

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The Complicated Society and the Role of Social Media

Social Media in today’s world is something which I feel even an elementary student can describe elaborately. We have been living a virtual life, for quite sometime with social media gradually becoming an addiction for the majority of the population using it. Be it politics or entertainment or sports – we cannot deny the unprecedented role that social media is playing.

There are pros and cons to almost everything that the world has to offer us. One of the biggest boons of technology is the invention of social media. However, for the last couple of years, one cannot refute the divisive role social media is playing. Currently, everything is perceived as ‘linear’ – either black or white, good or bad! Where is the existence of the middle path or for that matter the ‘grey’ area?

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Guy on the Sidewalk – A Review

“Life has a plan for each of us; we may not understand the whys on our journey but every event is meaningful nonetheless.”
Ken Poirot

In this age, when words like skepticism and cynicism rule the world, it is a heartening experience to come across a story as simple and effortless as the Guy on the Sidewalk by Bharath Krishna. Right from the cover of the book till the end of the story, you can feel the eternal conflict which an Indian professional living in the USA encounters on a regular basis!

Guy on the Sidewalk is the story of Jay – his journey from India to the USA and again back to India. The story starts with his last day in the USA and the varied emotions he has been experiencing. It then goes to a flashback and gives a vivid account of Jay’s laid back college life, tiring MBA days and his brief professional life, all in India. That is when he travels to the USA to pursue a specialization. From hereon, he depicts the various phases through which he passes, before realizing his actual call of coming back to where he belongs – India.

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Book Review: Private India by Ashwin Sanghi and James Patterson

Things that came to my mind after finishing Private India? Engrossing? Extremely. Can be made into a Bollywood movie? Definitely!

‘Private India’ is the fruition of the collaboration between Ashwin Sanghi, an Indian author known for combining mythology and thriller, and James Patterson, an American author known for bestseller series’ of which ‘Private’ is one. Their unique collaboration results in bringing the popular ‘Private’ series to India. So, it naturally raises the curiosity and interest in the book.

Private is considered one of the finest private investigation agencies having its branches all across the globe. We have Private L.A., Private London, Private Berlin and now we have our very own Private India – the hi-tech investigative agency operating from a dilapidated, nondescript building.

Private India – The Story

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