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January 2, 2017

2017: Bring It On

Another year gone by and yes I am wondering how soon it got passed by.

I know that this year I have blogged less than I should have. In fact there were moments or the urges to blog but the mind and the heart were in different places. Its like you want to blog but could not find the energy to do it. I almost wondered why.  

The year was like any other year except that few of the below things happened:

  • One of my close friend got married
  • I got a new job (badly needed one!!)
  • Got back with my old buddies
  • Did my first solo trip on the motorbike
  • Did many things for the first time that were out of my comfort zone.
I had this habit every new year, the first day of the year, I would read the horrorscope, put it up and hope that this year would go good. I used to do that but this year I am not going to do that.

You see last year I have learned a lot and yes one of them is living in the present. Trust me, there is nothing like living in the present. Reminds me of the dailogues from Master Oogway from Kungfu Panda if you know what I mean.
 Then there are times when you just need to go ahead with your gut feelings and do stuff because you want to make it happen. My solo roadtrip was a culmination of it. I was going to do a post on it at least had thought of doing it but did not :(

Feel older when people start saying you are older than me. Seriously from when did age started to coming in between unless you plan to marry someone. I never did that to anyone but it seems people take age pretty serious. So whenever anyone says that, my next question is are you planning to marry me? Its like they are going to stay young forever as they have found the fountain of youth.

When talk of marriage, Salman Khan is not the only one dodging questions about it. I am also at the receiving end especially when certain of my friends surprised me by getting married. What is this fixation of marriage other people have that they cannot bear you to be seen single. Don't they want me to be happy?
All I can say is everything falls in place when the time is right.
I hope to blog more. You see I have been blogging since 2007 and that's like 9 years something that has kept me going on. I know that most of the people that I know have stopped blogging, guess other priorities taken over. I hate to see that...

This right here is my space to freedom and I don't ever want to give up on that.

Neither should you. So this year do what makes you happy and go for it. Don't procrastinate it. Don't give yourself excuses for not doing what you really desire. Never let your yourself think what if I had tried.

Just Do It.

Trust me, its always better to try then never at all.

Hope this new year brings all your wishes come true.

"Dont Dream It. Live It"

August 10, 2016


It feels good to be here again. It’s like finding my voice again.

The good news I am at a new workplace now given that I have been trying to move on for quiet sometime.

Good thing about it that I get to meet to people from various backgrounds and interact with them. Something that my previous job did not allowed given that it was restricted to the corporate environment only.

In my previous job, I had people chasing me. In this I have been chasing people and yes they are giving me a tough time. Phew!!

I have met people from various backgrounds and one of them happened to be a tea stall owner. One of the things that I learned from him that there is a handwritten keyboard that allows one to type text in their handset. Something I was not aware of. The interaction was good as he was all ears for what I had to say.

If one starts judging people by what they have and not by what they are, you will never know what lies beneath them. Sometimes people open up that one ends up having a great conversation.

My work took me to a hospital and in the basement where I believe where very few people have access. I was shown nails stuck on the ceiling due to the magnetic force of the MRI machine on the above floor. One has to see it to believe it.

I ended up having a chat with my Uber driver who seemed too young for his age which he said to me. He regularly watched Crime Patrol. Needless to say I never said I watch it too!!

Hope to make my presence here more J

February 7, 2016

Yeh Hain Bambai Meri Jaan

Who said competition is a bad thing? Sometimes it brings out the best in you when you are challenged.

I had this habit of drinking tea at the tapari during the breaks. However thanks to the quality of tea at the tapari, I ended up giving up on my chai and have been sober for around four years now.

This one day, out on my break outside the office with my colleagues, shouts can be heard about people passing by for a tea. We were too and yes that got my attention on what happened overnight that they had to resort marketing their chai.

It took a while but came to know that there was a new chaiwala who had setup shop nearby that threaten the monopoly of our existing chaiwala. The newbie chai was good and it was no wonder that the existing one decided to put in more milk in his chai.

At the end of the day, its a win-win for the chai drinking people :)

There are certain things which one sees to happen only in Bombay and no place else. 

One must have seen owners walking down the streets with their dogs or if you got up early morning, you can also see the cows and buffalo's on the streets on their morning walks.

Then again what about goats? Have you seen them around being taken for a walk. I certainly have seen them been taken around like they are dogs and its a sight to watch...

A railway station can be a great place to observe human behaviour at its best as people rush in rush out to reach their destination.

I was one who was made to wait by a colleague at a railway ticket counter recently and three incidents amused me as I stood there waiting.

A tall guy who apparently seemed intoxicated got slapped by a guy much shorter when he meddled in a conversation with his family. 

A girl with a backless short dress certainly got the attention of the male passengers who awaited in the queue to take ticket and then vanished into the crowd. I admire her courage as it requires walk the talk...

I never thought waiting at a ticket counter would lead to such observations given that I was at one of the busiest railway station then again there is always someone to break the barriers something that one thought never happened.

There was PDA display happening behind one of the pillars of the station and the couple were not your college going kids but someone much older who just could not keep their hands off with each other. 

It only gets you thinking right!!

I guess if you pay attention to the world outside, you will be able to see things that you once thought were only imaginary...