Category Archives: life

“How will I ever get out of this labyrinth?”

“People expected me to become a high-ranking official in the government or a big company, but I don’t think just because I chose not to become the expected it gives anyone a right to call anyone’s life a failure,” via  … Continue reading

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Academia Misfitya

1 The problems of academic misfits =================================== Many things are said which might require a background without which they may appear to be incoherent, or is it that they are actually incoherent and background is not required at all? Maybe … Continue reading

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Surreal Night!

Yesterday night was *really* surreal. As we were about to sleep at 2ish in the night. We heard aloud crash, with two or three huge blasts. and we saw a tanker rammed against a tree on the side of the … Continue reading

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Humble hovel or Palace

How slowly one advances in a boat that does not float along with the stream in a specific direction! How much easier it is when one can connect with the work of great predecessors whose value is not doubted by … Continue reading

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I won’t brag about myself

“I am a human being. I will be telling you a lie if I say it (not getting the media coverage) did not matter but now I realise that this was a blessing in disguise because not being in limelight, … Continue reading

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Anonymous Stranger

Last month I has a strange experience with a anonymous stranger.I call the person anonymous is because the identity of that person is not known to me. I received a SMS which has some riddle like lines..This led to an … Continue reading

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The Sons – Franz Kafka

The first time I heard about Kafka was in a interview of Kabir Bedi in a Times of India Sunday supplement called Times Life. Kabir told the scribe that one of his former wife quoted Kafka a lot. So, then … Continue reading

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The Road Not Taken

The Road Not Taken Robert Frost Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,And sorry I could not travel bothAnd be one traveler, long I stoodAnd looked down one as far as I couldTo where it bent in the undergrowth; Then … Continue reading

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Dev D

Dev DDeranged-Explosive-Violent Saw Dev D. Had heard it and about it. Had seen it in parts, now completely. Liked the movie and the posters [they are really good too]. The story is based on one of the most [ab]used characters … Continue reading

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The Sick Rose

O Rose, thou art sick!The invisible wormThat flies in the night,In the howling storm, Has found out thy bedOf crimson joy:And his dark secret loveDoes thy life destroy. —William Blake This poem is a part of William Blake’s Songs of … Continue reading

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