I was on a 4-year long sabbatical from 2013-2017. Although it was a fun sabbatical, I learned some valuable lessons for a simple and joyful life. I was on a money-diet in this period—no regular income. I survived on my savings a little income I made from some freelance projects. The sabbatical was to explore my … Continue reading Success Tip: Cut Your Spending Without Cutting Into Your Life
I have seen some films in which the protagonist or antagonist is suffering from what is called multiple personality disorder. But as per my half knowledge and perspective, we all are suffering from this disorder. In fact, I wouldn't call it suffering but more like displaying this syndrome. And I wouldn't even call it a … Continue reading 100% Population On Planet Earth Have This Syndrome
Do you know that Mumbai is a home to the world's second largest urban park? If no, you have to read this. Sanjay Gandhi National Park is a large protected area in the northern part of Mumbai. It encompasses an area of 104 km2 and is surrounded on three sides by India's most populous city. The rich … Continue reading In Mumbai, We Have A Jungle Within A Jungle!
I have known Surya Gauda from school days. We were both in one class; sometimes. I still remember his ankle-length red-gumboots. No one in the school—other than him—had the f***ing guts to wear such footwear in the school. He was a notorious backbench-er type of student. Although I was myself a second last bencher, I … Continue reading He’s The Unbelievable Human-Butterfly Of The 21st Century
Hello *****, can I call you that? Agastya—is that you?! Yes. After a long time. Yes. Almost 10 years. How are you *****? I am fine Agastya, how the hell are you? Where have you been? I have been to London to look after the queen. What a shitty joke, as usual. Yes, I was … Continue reading Tears Don’t Lie: I Cried A Lot That Night
I consider myself extremely fortunate to have been surrounded by loving friends—old and new. One of them invited me to her daughter’s 10th birthday party. Actually, let me confess, I was self-invited. This friend is a special one because we were school-mates, and we met recently after 22 years of sweet-bitter separation. I spoke to … Continue reading Little Mehek’s Magical Birthday Party Gave Me Many Memorable Gifts!
I was working in an animation studio for 10 years and we were scheduled for a pipeline change. I was responsible for my department. Can you believe it? Me!? But it's a truth. I was the leader of my department and we had to switch to a new software for doing computer graphics. The new software was called … Continue reading I Couldn’t See The Light At The End Of Tunnel Until He Stepped Into My Life
School years were my wonder years. So much fun and joy, selfless friends, and excitement to finish school to go to college. There are so many moments that I remember. There are so many friends, crushes, affairs and mischief that I can’t forget. But I think what I now call crush or affairs were mainly … Continue reading The Law Of Attraction Was Working For 22 Years To Make Me Talk To Her
I don't think there's a real need—in this decade—to write an article about one of the greatest actor of Bollywood. There are millions of beautiful articles about Amitabh Bachchan; full of fancy words and praises or otherwise. In my blog post, I am trying to decode this man from my perspective. I have always been … Continue reading He’s Not A Star Of The Millennium, In Fact A YUGPURUSH Of India
I lost my parents in 2015. Mother was terminally ill at the time of death; in fact, she was in a coma for a month before leaving for her final journey. Although she died—biologically—on 24.03.2015, I saw her dying every moment; right in front of my eyes every day. In the hospital, there was nothing to do … Continue reading A Mother’s Last Three Wishes Before Dying