“We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next to find ourselves. We travel to open our hearts and eyes and learn more about the world than our newspapers will accommodate. We travel to bring what little we can, in our ignorance and knowledge, to those parts of the globe whose riches are differently dispersed. And we travel, in essence, to become young fools again- to slow time down and get taken in, and fall in love once more.”
by Pico Iyer


The Art of Stillness by Pico Iyer

Just completed Pico Iyer’s new book. Simple and insightful. If you would like to just read one book this year, then this should be your choice. Pico Iyer talks about his adventures in going nowhere. The power of being still and embracing life just as is. In doing so you will then discover the very essence of being. It’s a short read, about 100 pages and is published by Ted. (…) Read more

Saivhes’s Watercolour Paintings

Some of Saivhes’s watercolour paintings in 2014 (Aged 3). Zeenee has done an amazing job in teaching him art. He even selected the colours to be used for all the paintings. Really beautiful. Looking forward to more of his artwork this coming year. Maybe even trying it on canvas with oil paint.


News Agencies Stoop So Low For Social Media Likes?

Why are news agencies providing false reports just to bait users into “liking” the post or “sharing” it. I honestly feel that these news providers should be held accountable for spreading rumours. Here are just some examples I’ve taken from NST and Red FM’s Facebook page. Both these pages published stories about the “reported crash” in Belitung Timur. They could have done a bit of Google search, realize that the information (…) Read more


Rajinikanth Scores Yet Again With Lingaa

Love him or hate him, you cannot deny the impact Rajinikanth has on the masses. As I was watching this movie, I could not help but wonder how this 64 year old actor never fails to make the audience go crazy with his unique style. Journalist Naman Ramachandran, perfectly describes the start of any Rajini movie There is total silence in the auditorium, a hush that is shattered when the letter (…) Read more

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