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All grown up

Just got off the phone with one of my best friends from B-School.. he’s gonna be a father soon! Woot 😀 And to think that just a few short years back the biggest question in our lives was – Is Waters God? Or is it Gilmour (( Gilmour obviously 😀 …

Do you have 8 minutes?

It’s been a loong time since I posted here, but I came across something today that moved me so deeply I just had to say something about it. Yesterday was the 4th anniversary of the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster. At that time I am sure everyone of us wondered briefly …

Must community websites be badly designed?

Everyone’s heard of it and I’m sure you’ve mistakenly fallen into that trap a few times as well – clicked on a link and found yourself at some blindess-inducing Myspace page – filled with flashing colours and annoying looped background music that leaves you scrambling for both the volume control …

150 years of wisdom

Working on this photograph gave me an oppurtunity to reflect on the remarkably full life that my grandmother has lead. She married my grandfather aged 18 and was a mother before she turned 21. She suffered the heartbreak of watching a daughter die, but has seen the birth and marriage …

Where Have I Been?

I have been on a serious photography trip recently, and the blog has suffered for that. Having seen the efforts of some truly magnificent photographers, I have been motivated to try my hand at it as well. Here are some of my more recent attempts that I judge relatively worthy.. …

I’m not dead (but it was close)

So almost unbelievably, I’m posting again, after a gap of (checks the site) 6 weeks :O. What happened? Ok, in chronological sequence: 1. Oblivion – TES IV sucked almost 3 weeks of my life. Mostly in figuring out how to get it to play on my laptop (Many thanks to asp …

Found my MP3 Player!!!

I had bought myself a Creative Zen MP3 Player in September last year. But heartbreakingly for me, in December last year, after a trip to a shopping mall, I couldn’t find the player in my backpack and despite frantic searching and calls to the mall security, nothing was found. I have …

Lottery Winning Scam Letter

This morning when I went to check my mail, I found a letter postmarked Granada. My first thought “I don’t know anybody in Spain, WTF am I getting a letter from there? Is it one of those scam things?” Come back home – open up the letter and guess what? …

Thoughts on the book “Getting Things Done”

I have been reading the book Getting Things Done by David Allen the last few days. I haven’t actually started implementing GTD yet in my life though in the course of reading the book I have tried to start putting atleast the 2 minute rule into effect. What I just …

Down memory lane

An article by JD’s girlfriend on self-sustaining gardening, lead to a small discussion on JD’s blog about the fantasy fruits we’d like and any other tips that anyone could remember. I mentioned that some vegetables and cereals can attract wild animals and in passing mentioned elephants and how they could …