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Non non-fiction

The Case of the Misplaced Letter Paper Size

By on April 20, 2016

Amongst the many vices of that great country called the US of A, the one that is perhaps the most ignored is the startling dearth of the multiplicity of paper sizes. While we endure the american dreams sold to the world by the makers of the United States of America, there…

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Photo Stories

The Evening of the Boat

By on April 16, 2016

The sun was setting and it was that time of the evening when you don’t see the Sun’s glow, it’s just about to blend into space, out of sight. I hated evenings. There was something very unsettling about light disappearing which never went well with me.

 

This boat looked like…

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I Will Just Have to Travel Back in Time

By on April 13, 2016

I looked at the passages and wondered who had walked here, for what purpose? What was this passage like a few hundred years ago? Was it cleaner? Did it have oil lamps? Was any battle ever fought here? Did anyone ever die here? It was a very uncanny passage,…

the oceans


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With the Oceans Between Us

By on April 12, 2016

He stood there & I stood here
With the oceans between us
And yet, that is not the distance which bothered me

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Photography

Zen & The Art of Clicking Pictures

By on April 11, 2016

I saw a post going around on social media some time ago, asking what is the most useful thing for any photographer, at any given place and time.

I saw many people answer with “camera”, “eyes”, “brain” etc etc.

My answer was an empty mind.

If we just rewind back a few decades and…

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Photo Stories

Want to Fly… But Where?

By on April 10, 2016

There are certain oxymorons that I’m particularly fond of. Some of them I made up myself.

One of them is – lazy traveller. Yeah, I can be that. NO, not always, but I have those days. Like, there are days when I take all the trouble to get to a…

5 Mega Reasons why Startups Should Invest in Content Marketing


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Marketing

5 Mega Reasons Why Startups Should Invest in Content Marketing

By on March 29, 2016

Let’s play a game. It’s called “Where is your next customer going to come from?” You get three guesses. After that, you need to refer back to your marketing strategy and maybe read up a bit on this new “fad” called content marketing. (Psst: It’s not really a “fad”….

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Non non-fiction

If Music Be the Food of Love, Shut Up

By on March 12, 2016

Ugh, that strain again! It has now become an ear-worm and you are beating me on the head with it. The appetite got sickened and died ten years ago.

Sorry Shakespeare (and fans of Shakespeare), you had it coming.

Whenever I see anyone “smitten” with the Duke Orsino-ish “love bug”, I…

I looked at him when he was not looking


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Flash Fiction

I Looked When He Wasn’t Looking

By on March 12, 2016

I looked at him when he wasn’t looking. There is something about looking at someone when they are not looking at you, just being. Whenever someone looks back at you, it’s like they have their personality on – the one they want to show you. But when they are…

Why my Photos are now on creative common


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Why I’m Making My Photos Available Under Creative Commons

By on February 25, 2016

I have a database of 15,000+ photos. That should explain it.

On one fine evening, when watching the Sun set, and sipping my extra strong filter coffee, I got to thinking of how many heartening photos I have clicked, similar to the one I was just about to click.

Many of those photos…

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Photo Stories

A Pink Flamingo Sunrise

By on February 20, 2016

I stood there, with my feet soaked in mud. I was afraid to move even an inch; didn’t want to scare them away. I slowly waded forward, pulled by my desire to get just a little bit closer, lest they fly off in the next few minutes. It is…

What if all that you knew about time was a lie...


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Autobiography of a Yoganandini

Time is Not Linear, It is an Ocean

By on February 18, 2016

I stood there, gazing at the sea waves crashing and receding, crashing and receding, with so much force yet so much softness. The ferocious water quickly turned to surf and turned back into a swift wave. I don’t know for how long I stood there. The Sun was up…

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