December 19, 2009

The beginning of the end

This blog has been close to extinction. However, a lecture at college today about social media, by a professional from IABS left me rejuvenated. I am back at Pune, at the beginning of the very end of my course. This time in Kolkata was a complete vacation. Most of the time I would find myself on the easy chair facing the new Sony Bravia, poring over the Calcutta Times, attempting to identify the movies on TV. There I would sit myself down with food and drink till it was night. An extremely uneventful internship, and a cousin’s wedding made up the two months which whooshed away without my knowledge. It…

September 6, 2009

Aluminium Railing.

The feeling of being a nomad, has lived with me for years now. It often feels that people take the simplest things for granted. Since I was a child, the concept of airports has thrilled me immensely. Be it, the mundane annual trip from Muscat to Kolkata every year during summer holidays. The whole process of making lists and shopping for everyone in the family, packing, the duty free shop at Seeb International Airport, aircraft take off and landing, the stale food of Biman Bangladesh airlines, and later Royal Brunei airlines, the delays – was all a part of the excitement. With the days however, things changed. It has been…

August 26, 2009

The Orange Tree

I exist here. It took me quite a while to do so. A lot of thinking and even more help from a friend who came to the room to coach me on shutter speed. Ever since I had been introduced to blogging, I have read many, followed some and deserted several others. This is a new beginning, I almost feel like an entrepreneur! All these years the diary has been the guardian. The happenings, moments of happiness, grievances, excitement, anger and hurt had but just one avenue. The year 2009 brought with itself many a new learning, things which will be long etched in memories. An Orange Tree will be…