November 4, 2012

Need To Wake

When a tropical hurricane struck the most developed country in the world, there were discussions, editorials , infographics and serious contemplation on the ‘why’.  Mother Nature isn’t biased. So the reason has to be scientific. Or geographic. Or climatology-related. Over the past week, I have been following the path of Hurricane Sandy quite closely. Metaphorically speaking, of course.  I was alarmed and intrigued when I came across this image in one of Muscat’s dailies.  NY Canaries submerged This had to be a screen shot from Roland Emmerich’s “The Day After Tomorrow”.  Just that it was not. This was real. I have always been passionate about the planet. Not the usual tree-hugger, but…

June 23, 2010

Contemplations

A feeling of ‘new-ness’ all around me, and sometimes I cannot decipher whether it makes me happy or otherwise. It has been around two months that I have shifted base (quite literally) over to Gurgaon, Haryana, and am still not accustomed with the changes it has brought. • Joined work. Check. • Got my second, first paycheck. Check. • Met new people. Check. • Visited relatives. Check. • Started to eat dabba food. Check. • Travelled in the almost non-existent public transport. Check. • Refreshed my i pod with more Tamil music. Check. • Strengthened my belief in Global Warming. Double check. • Pizza became a staple diet. Check. •…