Day 4 : Life lessons – Companionship

Companionship is the ultimate requirement, objective, end state of all relationships. I have seen this in my own life and in people whose paths have crossed mine over the years. Yesterday I was talking to my dad who has been living alone for over three years now after my mother passed. He was telling me [...]

Day 2 : Life lessons – Invaluable when gone

Recently a friend of mine resigned from his job. He was good at what he did. He accomplished tasks in half the time another person would take. Everyday morning he went into the office and delivered his best. He knew he was good at what he did. He was assigned various projects over his tenure [...]

So long my friend

So long my friend Until we meet again In another time In another world Let me retune my frequencies To the shutting off And switching on Of man made metal To the sways of the wind To the wind chime My loyal one To the creeks of the doors To that single drop of water [...]

The year gone by…

New year is always an opportunity to reflect on the year gone by and renew the hope within youΒ to possibilities and achieve something new. Technically January 1st is just another day, when you reset the calendar. But over the years this day has filled the human with what a system reboot does to the computer. [...]

Of Bread sandwich & Maggi noodles…

So these were the engineering days. I lived in a hostel with a wonderful roommate and a bunch of cool girls next-door. It took me a few weeks to understand the know how's  of a "hostelite", but once I got the hang of it, there was no looking back, and they are the most memorable [...]

School

My parents took a bold step of paying Rs 50 in the year 1982 to Bishop Cottons for admitting me to Nursery. Then on, their next 14 years of life was spent on raising money to keep me there. I was this short, stout mallu kid who never had anything fancy. While my friends brought [...]