As a kid, I was always interested in astronomy but science, in particular physics never interested me. Other branches of science i.e. chemistry and biology, weren't appealing either. I remember studying (or should I reading) catalyst in chemistry. Something to do with making the chemical reaction quicker. Many years later, I came across an article… Continue reading Be a catalyst
From the range of books (and also movies), I have read so far, mystery (or rather the unravelling of mysteries) is my favourite genre. And when it comes to crime mystery, Agatha Christie is one of the bests. I still remember the awe which I was in, after reading the first Agatha Christie (it was… Continue reading Always taken by a surprise
Not so much and yet very much, its a Cecelia Ahern creation. ROAR is an inspirational, motivational and soulful account of what it means to be a woman. Collection of about 30 narratives showcasing the known and deepest feelings. What I liked the most was the personification of ideas and thoughts which actually blurred the… Continue reading When she roars…
Mix equal proportions of Science and Philosophy, marinate with Mythology and Religion and garnish with mysteries - the result - a perfect book and a splendid read. Keepers of the KaalChakra, by Ashwin Sanghi, is one such interesting and engaging book. What makes me awestruck is the amount of research, reading and thoughtfulness gone into… Continue reading May the genuine Keepers stay
Economics was part of my curriculum. What I distinctly remember is term 'perfect world' and also 'human beings are not rational' and 'wants are unlimited' and ' in the long run we all are dead'. Whether or not it makes any sense to me now, back then it never did but the terms are well… Continue reading Human Beings 2.0
The other day in some conversation I said “If I had to draw parallels to this…” and I realised the influence of Miss Marple on me. Well, I must admit even otherwise, I do try to connect related (and unrelated) things. Another Agatha Christie thriller I gulped down; A Caribbean Mystery featuring Miss Marple. What… Continue reading Another Mystery revealed
Never give up, face the situations boldly and most importantly, have belief in yourself !! This would be my answer if I had to summarise the learning from the old man's experience with the sea. Yeah, I am talking about Ernest Hemingway's book, The Old Man and The Sea. Looking at the size of the… Continue reading Do beliefs get stronger with age?