Always half empty.

" The world seems pretty boring until you stop to think that there are whales. 90ft long and 300,000lb animals who swim around singing sad songs. " You might ask how I know that they sing sad songs and not anthems of happiness. Well, I do not really. This is just a quote I found … Continue reading Always half empty.

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Truth?Or Lies?

One of my favorite ways to pass time is to go over to the TED app on my iPad and watch speech after speech.Today I stumbled across this speech by this courageous woman who fled from North Korea.This post however is not on her escape neither on the problems of North Korea.The first minute of … Continue reading Truth?Or Lies?

What Is India?

Was in the main market zone of Bhubaneswar a few days ago.It goes by the name of Unit III.While waiting for some Papri Chaat ,saw these two ladies.Foreigners.They came up to the Papri Chaat stall and started taking photos.Of what?No,not the Papri Chaat being made,nor of the man making it,but the photo of the fact … Continue reading What Is India?

Delhi Postcards & The 2012 Blog Report!

Hello there!And there! Keeping in mind that I have to make up for the lost time,I would like to hit the ground running!Posts,therefore will be coming up thick and fast. To start off here are some photos from my Delhi trip. Inspite of all the attention it is getting for all the wrong-and sad-reasons,Delhi chose … Continue reading Delhi Postcards & The 2012 Blog Report!

Nearing the end?Have a Coke!

Today's post is dedicated to a friend who thinks the world might come to an end on the 21st! As the idiotic concept of 'doomsday' comes near and with the eternal pessimists having the time of their lives,I suddenly remembered a Coca-Cola ad released in India in early 2012.It's international version "Whatever" was already a … Continue reading Nearing the end?Have a Coke!

The Dhauli Peace Pagoda

Dhauli Hills, a 30 minute journey from Bhubaneswar is supposed to be the area where the Battle of Kalinga was fought.The same battle which led Emperor Ashoka take up the cause of peace and Buddhism after he realized the extent of loss and destruction,and even more important,the death of millions of soldiers.The Daya river which … Continue reading The Dhauli Peace Pagoda

The Kolkata Literary Meet 2013

Today's post is a little different.Call it being grateful or just proud of the event,I just could not but share the giant strides the Kolkata Literary Meet is taking in just it's second edition.Then again to say that it is taking giant strides would perhaps be doing injustice to the first edition which saw the … Continue reading The Kolkata Literary Meet 2013