One at a Time

It took me a while to get my head around this concept of blogging. I feel I have an understanding now. Well, at least that’s what I think. As a beginner blogger, I was admittedly hoping for the day this blog made a break through i.e. when a viral post took the internet by storm. […]

Weep Alone or Laugh Alone

‘Laugh and the world laughs with you. Weep, and you weep alone.’ As a close friend observed the other day, this quote hardly represents reality. In real life, misery always finds company. Think of the last time you faced misfortune and you will remember the many who came by to offer their sympathies and condolences. […]

The RIGHT Way to Travel

There are many inspirational blog posts out in the blogosphere on Travel. Some of the more inspirational ones give you reasons to travel wide whilst you are young. Yet some others talk about the ‘right’ way to travel. Of course, the ‘right’ way is highly dependent on the biases of the blogger involved. Nevertheless, there’s […]

Merry Christmas

I am a Hindu by faith. I tend to be more spiritual than religious however. I think that tends to be a view held by most of us who whose education taught us to think, to probe and to question. That said, I love religious festivals. I am a sucker for all kinds of celebrations. […]

On Reflection and 10 Questions

This week’s book learning is from a combination of books on Richard Feynman and Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs. Another year has flown. On 16th October this year, this blog completed 100 weeks of book learnings! Thank you for making it special.. As is tradition now, please find our very own 10 question reflection and review […]

Life by Calculation

It’s fairly easy to live a limited life. One of the simplest ways to do so is to live by calculation i.e. everything you do is measured by the amount of money that’s in the transaction. This simplifies life in many ways. A holiday is measured by the cost of the holiday. A job is […]

The Measuring Cup Principle

John and Sara were neighbours. They heard that the lady down the street was giving every child pieces of cake on Christmas day. Deciding to drop by at the kind lady’s place, they went home to take containers with which to collect the pieces of cake. Sara brought back a small container with enough space […]