Being at the center stage matters. It matters to most people, if not all. Everyone loves to be the center of attention, all eyes glued, flashlights, single-handed performance and all. I was like that. And for a major part of me, I am still like that. Yet there’s a less vociferous side of me that … Continue reading The depth of field!
I have had a hypothesis for quite sometime now. And I feel it’s time I can confidently share it with the rest of the world. Disclaimers first! I don’t claim that I am the only person, who has had this hypothesis or theory, on this planet. It’s possible that others had similar hypotheses/theories and I … Continue reading Decisions, decisions
Unlike last time, I have a big smile on my face as I write this. My last article was more for waking some of my readers up to hard core reality. I may have sounded very mean. I also may have easily hurt quite a few of you. But then reality should bite, afterall! (If … Continue reading So DID it bite?
Viciously honest. Sincerely veracious. And a bit acidic that may hurt your skin. Ready for the merciless avatar of Just Blogging guys? If not, don’t waste your time, as I always warn you in such cases. Go ahead, read something else to feel better. Last week I ran into an unending argument with my uncle … Continue reading Reality MUST bite!
Some years ago while I was a student of Mass Communication at the university, I used to think I was the best of the lot. I stood second in the entrance exam. The first position was secured by an IIT Roorkie pass-out, a guy who was already a B.Tech and had taken the exam just … Continue reading Cut it
I am currently both amused and amazed at the discussions going on for the last two months on the Lokpaal Bill on Facebook, social circles, parties, coffees etc. Look at what one of such staunch supporters put on his FB status: Common guys, what are we doing? Egypt has shown us what unity can do. … Continue reading Lokpal Bill: To be or not to be
One fine morning, my phone rings. The woman on the other side says, “Aap kaun?”. While this is enough to annoy me, I still try to keep patience with, “Aapko kis se baat karni hai?”. She would persist, “Aap kaun?”. Since this is NOT the first time that I heard this question from a stranger … Continue reading Pehchaan kaun!
Just like that, one fine August day, I wanted to share some thoughts. Just out of the blue I decided to pen down those thoughts. Just by impulse, I sent the pen-downs to CPJ. Just sitting at his desk, he read it in one go. Just from nowhere, I visualized running a column in Enrich. … Continue reading Happy Birthday JB!
Since time was running out and I had to hand in the article for this month to our content manager, I actually considered handing her a line. Not that my hands were tied but I just couldn’t get myself to finish it hand over fist. I keep boasting of my hands-on experience in writing but … Continue reading Some music to your ears
For some reason best known to themselves, most fiction writers philosophize about happiness in one or the other way. Scarlett O Hara, the protagonist in ‘Gone with the wind’ says: Tomorrow is another day or Arundhati Roy names her first ever novel ‘The God of Small Things’ outlining the significance of small joys in life. … Continue reading A thousand splendid smiles!