Dance of Life

There is a girl, she is wise and wary of flames, but still, she knows she will survive the fire life scorches sometimes. She has been a phoenix before and every time she burns to ashes she knows exactly how to rise again and dance with fire!!!  

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Mahabalipuram – The Shore City

This time instead of my usual whirlwind getaway I opted for a slow and smooth one. I stayed at Mahabalipuram for three days opting to visit sites only early in the morning and in the evening, with lazy afternoons in the hotel. With my usual self, I would have completed the entire tour in a... Continue Reading →

Books I Read in 2018

Hello everyone and wish you all a very Happy New Year! I hope this year brings a lot of happiness, prosperity and great health to you all!! This year was a mixture of various emotions and moments for me between my personal life and office. Busy bee like anything, how the year whizzed away I just... Continue Reading →

The Thorn Birds

When a book starts with such an opening, it obviously sets your expectation at a high level. There is a legend about a bird which sings just once in its life, more sweetly than any other creature on the face of the earth. From the moment it leaves the nest it searches for a thorn... Continue Reading →

Follow your heart! Really?!!

The most overrated thing these days trending is 'FOLLOW YOUR HEART.' What a ridiculous piece of advise! What a load of crap!! I guess only one in million people who follow their heart actually gets successful in their lives. Rest all of them either are jobless, homeless or living with their parents! If I follow... Continue Reading →

Jaya

Jaya by Devdutt Pattanaik, as the covers suggest is an illustrated retelling of The Mahabharata. The Mahabharata is an ancient Hindu epic where: a son renounces sex so that his old father can remarry a  daughter is a prize in an archery contest a teacher demands half a kingdom as his tuition fee a student is turned away... Continue Reading →

National Museum @ New Delhi

How many people really enjoy going to museums. Well, amongst the people I know in my personal life, I would say, 1 in 100. Me, being the 1, in that 100! I love going to museums. Whether it's an art museum, or museum of natural history or a museum based on a historic event (like... Continue Reading →

The Deceiver

The Deceiver by Frederick Forsyth is one of the best spy thriller novels I read in a long time. The novel is a collection of four different short stories interlinked by a common thread, the protagonist Sam McCready. He is The Deceiver, the head of the British Intelligence branch of Deception, Disinformation, and Psychological Operations. The Cabinet... Continue Reading →

A Moveable Feast

Recently I finished reading A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway. Before this, I had read and loved 'A Farewell to Arms' by him. I had started and left in between the 'Green Hills of Africa'. When I started this book, I did think that I am going to leave this too unread. Besides giving a lively... Continue Reading →

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