Current Read: The Case of the Deadly Butter Chicken

Just started reading this amazing book by Tarquin Hall. It’s the third from the Vish Puri series, India’s Most Private Investigator. Author Tarquin Hall is a British journalist who lives in Delhi and he has an outsider’s ability to spot the incongruities and telling detail that a local might take for granted. From the back cover: When the elderly father of a top Pakistani cricketer playing in the multi-million-dollar Indian Premier League (…) Read more

Beautiful Quote from “The Weatherman”

Have you guys watched this movie?  A really beautiful quote well narrated by Nicholas Cage towards the end of the movie: I remember once imagining what my life would be like, what I’d be like. I pictured having all these qualities, strong positive qualities that people could pick up on from across the room. But as time passed, few ever became any qualities that I actually had. And all the (…) Read more

The Value of Laughter by Harith Iskandar

I just finished watching this video by Harith Iskandar. It was a presentation at a TEDx event organized by Taylors College. He talks about his journey and how he decided to follow his passion. The interesting thing was, at the last part he speaks about not just doing what you love, but love what you do. Finding the passion in what you are currently doing which he strongly believes will (…) Read more