Take up drawing as a hobby

When we talk about drawing or sketching, we think about life like imagery that one replicates with pencil or charcoal. We rethink about the complex shades that bring out light and shadow to create depth. Drawing always brings to mind images of portraits, realism, charcoal sketches, architectural drawings etc. It always sounds like a complex … Continue reading Take up drawing as a hobby

Don’t We All Just Hate Free Advice

The title of my post must have made it amply clear that I hate free advice. The fact that most free advice is just common sense makes it even more irritating and frustrating. The whole thing makes one feel like they are too stupid to figure out a matter of simple logic. Incidentally, the other … Continue reading Don’t We All Just Hate Free Advice

The reason for any misunderstanding

A man once asked Swami Vivekananda about the reason behind all misunderstandings. His answer was, "We see people as we are, but not as they are." I was amazed by this response as it made a lot of sense. Swami Vivekananda As the very word suggests, a misunderstanding occurs when we mistake the meaning or … Continue reading The reason for any misunderstanding

Make informed decisions… Not emotional decisions

Most of the classic Indian movies are built around strong emotional values that are based on family, friendship, love etc. It is always the emotional decisions that win in the end. This is one of the fundamental differences that I see between Hollywood movies and Indian cinema. But, I am not here to discuss movie … Continue reading Make informed decisions… Not emotional decisions

Do Small Things in a Great Way

Martin Luther King Jr once said, " if I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way". This inspirational quote literally means that great things need not always be a convoluted plot or an elaborate task. Doing everyday small deeds of kindness could also amount up to greatness. There are … Continue reading Do Small Things in a Great Way

The Election Results Are Out…..Now What??

India had its first General Elections in the year 1951, since then India has conducted elections every five years to elect the Prime Minister. This year, the Lok Sabha elections were held for the 17th time. Lok Sabha is the lower house and with this election, the members of the Parliament are appointed. Every state … Continue reading The Election Results Are Out…..Now What??

Kemmangundi Hills: The Hill Station Of Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV

In the Chikkamagaluru district of Karnataka, there is an idyllic hill station located at 1434 meters above sea level. This hill station is Kemmangundi hills or KG hills, as it is commonly called. The place is located in Terikere taluk in Chikkamagaluru district. It is close to 250 km from the capital city of Bengaluru. There … Continue reading Kemmangundi Hills: The Hill Station Of Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV