On the year that was

I remember my school days when I used to actually realise that I have lived through a year. Maybe it was because we were supposed to write dates every day in our notebooks. That would probably have led to this sub-conscious realisation. Or maybe because I actually lived to experience each day. But now I unwittingly see years passing by Continue reading “On the year that was”


To Sports Legends and Loyalists

I’d like to congratulate Rafa on an amazing comeback. I would have been happy to lose, too, to be honest, (my) comeback was perfect as it was. Tennis is a tough sport, there are no draws but if there was going to be one I would have been very happy to accept a draw tonight and share it with Rafa.


~Roger Federer, 2017 Australian Open Champion

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Unravelling the enchanting mystery of poems

The woods are lovely, dark and deep.

But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.

And miles to go before I sleep.

Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening“, the magical creation of Robert Frost beautifully summarises the essence of human lives. Our heart is tempted at various junctures to devote ourselves entirely to pleasure, we wish to savour the beautiful moments for a little longer but the pressure of obligations is what keeps us going and that is how life is supposed to be.

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On Simplicity and Virat Kohli

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication~ Leonardo Da Vinci

Our lives are enigmatic these days. In fact, we insist on making it complicated. We are so obsessed with complexities that we like to adopt mannerisms and habits that are modern, different and unique. While creativity and improvisation may work for some people (the outliers), it is the adoption of simplicity that requires a great deal of self-restraint and produces more consistent results for the commoners. Continue reading “On Simplicity and Virat Kohli”