Headed to Buckingham Palace? Chances are you're more than likely not going anywhere near there. Then why this compulsion to speak the Queen's English, eh? Here's what I think the issue is... It's an instant giveaway that although you're a product of independent India, you haven't quite broken away those shackles of your colonial past … Continue reading Trotting on your high horse?
Asking a film director the right questions is key. The doors opened. 🙂 Until you've written a book, published it, (and hopefully a few have read it) you are not an author. You're not a film director until you have directed at least one film, it has been viewed by a spectrum of audiences and … Continue reading Book Review: Directors’ Diaries. Author: Rakesh Anand Bakshi
Ever done a search for your own blog? I did... just yesterday. I tried, in vain, to find the log in button on this page, so later I Googled for wordpress login along with user name. What do you know? There was a site that stated what this blog is worth. I was aghast! Not … Continue reading This Blog is worth… how many $$$$?
That's the trouble... why do we even think of this as trouble. Are we Pied Pipers driving the art of writing to its death? Those who truly think independently, don't quite care about a fan following. The real independent thinkers and philosophers wrote their ideas or expressed them. Because they made sense we read about … Continue reading Had trouble finding followers?
What someone enjoys as bedtime reading, or what twisted tale a storyteller wishes to spin, matters little to me. But out there, like Peeping Tom, loads of companies are snooping on you to note whether you're a diehard romantic, or whether racy violence is your page-turner. Do you speed-read, or is pausing after every paragraph … Continue reading Who skips the sex scenes… while e-Reading?
On a dark, stormy night, driving on an empty road in Northern California, Steve Hamilton, a self-conflicted quantum physicist meets with an implausibly bizarre car accident! Dr. Trisha Rao, a compassionate but unwavering neurologist attending to Steve’s injuries, and an anguished FBI Agent, Mike Parker, attempt to untangle this baffling accident. The mystery deepens as … Continue reading The Wisdom Tree film… a spiritual journey that traverses farther yonder!
As a blog reader, have you noticed that often you're reading a particular post, and all of a sudden you find you're somewhere else - either on another post written by the same blogger, or on an entirely different blog! Sometimes, you land on a totally different site. This happens not just in the blogosphere, … Continue reading SEO tools, or cheese tactics? Back Links, Cross links, Outbound Links…
Vir Sanghvi's Counter Point article, entitled, "Independence Day reflections from London", which he posted on 13 Aug 2010 08:47 p.m., seems to be floating in cyberspace as a 'forward' re-titled, "The new look at India by the arrogant British"! In the past two months, it has appeared twice in my Inbox - and perhaps it … Continue reading An Indian’s reflection of India, post “Independence Day reflections from London”!
Vacant days Empty space Blank verse Barren thoughts Forced words Deafening silence Frozen time Wasted talent Blinding signals Glaring darkness Bottomless hole Buried whole.
However, this may draw a smile... reproduced from The Shawinigan Standard - December 24, 1947.