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Fumbling with Fiction

Jose Saramago’s Blindness, for years now, has been my favourite work of fiction. In the past few years I have started to like Haruki Murakami’s works; reading them unscrupulously. Of late, however, reading fictional works seem to be getting harder. … Continue reading

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Why I run!

The one question that does not annoy me, even when it is incessant, is that why I run?! In fact, whenever this question is asked I might even be beaming with pride and joy. In a relatively short while running … Continue reading

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Joy of reading, and some critique of capitalism

It rarely happens that in reading a particular piece of literature I end up finding beyond perfect articulations of some of my own unstructured ideas. It can be liberating and feels, even, cathartic! Or it might just be that I … Continue reading

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The Torments of Choice

This is for posterity. I do not want to forget how I felt while choosing this path I’ve decided to tread. So trying my best to freeze this state of mind. The torments, too real. The uncertainty, unbearable. The guilt … Continue reading

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Swan Lake in the city of Bach

A couple of weeks ago, I read a sarcastic piece by Sampath G in The Hindu about his experiences of watching Swan Lake — the ballet by Tchaikovsky. His point mainly seemed that the audience was pretentious because it was … Continue reading

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My beautiful irony!

A mind that unravels mysteries of life and Physics, but in detail misses my verbalĀ  gimmicks and tricks. A structure that in general might be termed small, but has for sure gotten me eclipsed although I’m considerably tall; Compassion that … Continue reading

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The paradox of creation

Sometimes, when I feel dumb about not having created anything substantial, as yet, that the world would stand up and recognise, the witty mind of mine gives excuses that seem to convince me, at least prevents me from going into … Continue reading

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Nothing, but that

Not the words that I’ve spoken, or the promises I’ve made and broken, Not the lies that I’ve made up, or the tricks that I’ve played up, Not the chances that I’ve let go, or the joys that I forgo, … Continue reading

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Discover to Discern

In my current role as a ‘teacher’ – a tag I incessantly greet with skepticism, there are multiple misconceptions I encounter amidst the learning community I interact with. A cluttered perception of education, career, future – all seem quite natural … Continue reading

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Gold standard for emotions…

Television advertisements are the best indicators of which direction the brainless society is heading towards. Like these days, of course it is well known and widely accepted that commodities come first, and people next in the globalised economy we live … Continue reading

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