I was surprised, as always, by how easy the act of leaving was, and how good it felt. The world was suddenly rich with possibility. Into the wild, Jon Krakauer Throughout my life, I have been trying to run away from my fears, a shattered home, and hurtful people. I had been a misfit. I… Read More Possibilities
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I wanted movement and not a calm course of existence. I wanted excitement and danger and the chance to sacrifice myself for my love. I felt in myself a superabundance of energy which found no outlet in our quiet life. Leo Tolstoy, Family Happiness Exhilarated, my mind flew above the thick…
Dear readers, Meet my new blog at devatoid This one has photo captures, my adventures, fiction, and poetry. Please check it out and leave comments! Thank you! Life updates First of all, a very happy new year to all my blogosphere friends. I had mentioned a move to Spain in my last post. Unfortunately, that… Read More New year, new blog
My dear readers, Forgive me for posting too little these days. Life has its ups and downs. It has been almost an year for me in Germany and in Europe in general – to tell you the truth, Germans are the coldest race I have ever met in my entire life. They are unfriendly, rude… Read More Finally some good news ( I hope), and five prejudices against the world
What is more exciting than living an alt life in the internet – a virtual life is far more interesting than a physical one I would say. I suppose every one of us have a digital life that we don’t talk with our friends, family or even close friends. You laugh inwardly when you hear… Read More Alt life
16/11/21 So, out of depression, heartbreak and boredom, I decided to write my own novel. I expect it to be around 200-300 pages long. I have the thread in my mind, let us see how it would span out. Meanwhile I would keep updating about my progress here. Hopefully I would have published my own… Read More Novel updates
It has been almost an year since I moved to Germany. The past year was exhilarating. I have been transformed in ways I never expected myself would be. The twenty year old me would be astonished at my life these days. Yet, I find my life boring. It could be the recent hearbreak or the… Read More I need an adventure
I can hardly recognise myself these days. I started this blog as a personal growth journey when I was going through the darkest days of my life. Life was tough and I was decaying day by day. Life is tougher now. But I have learned to laugh away at the challenges, the fears. I work… Read More Retrospection
I had a thing for painting back when I was in school. The very first painting that I can actually remember is a volcano. A towering mountain with red hot lava flowing down its sides. A streaming red river destroying everything in its path. I used to paint volcanoes everywhere – school notebooks, walls. I… Read More A tyrst with volcanoes
On a cold rainy summer night I sat alone in a bright room a book in my hand, a beer by my side, the rough creaky chair felt too cozy The room was too bright, as if it felt the rising darkness in its inmates heart the fairy lights hung by the wall, spreading their… Read More A cold rainy summer night
The ‘book thief’ is my second book this week. Yet another book that I finished it in one sitting. The Book Thief describes life in a Bayerish town of Molching – quite close to Munich – during the second world war. I did not know the extend to which my current city was involved in… Read More Stories
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Homo Sapiens – you, me and other humans on this planet ( unless there is another species in hiding or under secret government sheltering living somewhere) are limited by our five senses – namely the ability to see, hear, taste, touch and smell. The very senses that help us perceive the…
Dear readers, I am excited to announce that I have launched my tech blog recently at https://devcult.wordpress.com/ Blogspot and github were my primary choices, but I moved to WordPress due to it’s ease of use and various features. I will be uploading Electronics and Computer Science related projects, podcasts (Yes, you heard it right, there… Read More Launching my tech-blog
Do you remember us walking by the Isar Hand in hand, a smile on your face A beer in my hand, a Doener in yours A brighter than normal sunny day The river side was crowded than usual We had a hard time finding a place To lay down our little picnic deck and board… Read More Fireflies
Dear readers, Tomorrow – June 21st is my birthday! God I am getting older! I had my birthday celebration yesterday, two days before my actual birthday, because it was a saturday and people could join. So when friends came over, they were surprised that I threw my party before my birthday, because turns out Germans… Read More Happy Birthday to me!
In Electrical Engineering, Moores law gives a rough estimation of the chip density vs economic profitability curve and states that the chip density should be doubled every two years or so for maximum profitability (The money making part is left out of most interpretations). In fact this is what triggered our move from telephones of… Read More What if the world is a Silicon chip?
Here is an attempt at a poem (triggered by ahm, hormones). Broken, shattered to bits, my heart is in ruins. A fortress without guards, abandoned deep in the wild. Forgotten, lost, awaiting rediscovery. An explorer, a wanderer stumbled upon the ruins, to wonder at its long lost beauty To make it his shelter – for… Read More Love, loss and heartbreak
Six years. Back then I was doing my Bachelors degree. I still am studying, but in a different country, at a top tier university after years of working in the industry, and that has made all the difference. Sometimes I wonder, if I would ever have imagined that I would be the me that I… Read More My 6 year wordpress anniversary
Lockdown or no lockdown, students everywhere act the same – no deference to rules, and acting as they want. Guilty as charged, I am no exception. The Sheesha party this weekend, the conversation navigated to geopolitics and power. This Indian friend of mine had some really interesting views (The title itself is quoting him). A… Read More If you want to be a powerful person, start acting like one!
Yesterday was a major fan girl moment for me. I met Helix Fu( name changed of course! ) , one of the main creators of next generation transportation technology. We spent almost a day measuring various electrical parameters of the levitation coil supposed to be used in the train. I, for most of the time… Read More Down the rabbit hole we go!
What’s the meaning of life? – there has never been a soul who hadn’t thought about this at least once in their life. The other night, me and my Bulgarian friends were having a late night conversation about life in general (fueled by, guess what) when somebody popped this question up. The general consensus was… Read More A not so western take on the meaning of life
It has been about three months since I moved to Europe and I am loving it here. The degree of freedom and exposure that I get is beyond my wildest dreams. I have been to the ruins of a Roman capital, watched in admiration the mausoleum of Charlemagne, medieval villages, Hitler’s strongholds, and even witnessed… Read More Reading Sapiens
Let me get straight to the topic. There is this person who’s been stalking me on social media since about an year. I seriously have no idea why this guy keeps texting me with utter nonsense. I tried blocking him, but then he resurfaces with a new number. He leaves nonsensical comments on my blog… Read More How to get rid of a stalker
Let me break the news – I moved to Europe for higher studies. This move was in the plan for almost a year but got delayed due to the pandemic. The pandemic is still on the rampage in my present country. There is a month-long lockdown, the daily death toll is rising. I follow the… Read More Major life update
Winter semester has finally begun and zoom classes fill most of my day. I’m still working full time. Speaking of which, it’s a miracle that I’m able to manage a full time study course, full time job and caregiving to my mother! Perks of Corona, one would say. Who would have thought! More and more… Read More Life updates – November
You must not sleep, read the title. Evelyn Rose could not sleep. It’s been 50 years since her mother died. Every year, on her death anniversary Evelyn does a night vigil. Tonight was no different, the beer was ready, the candles lit up in the prayer room. Her work was on halt since yesterday. Sometime… Read More Du musst nicht schlafen
Ejona has been sad ever since her birth. Her creator, that evil woman made her shout expletives the whole time. Okay, they talk about writers freedom and everything, but hasn’t that woman any conscience? Even the worst of humanity couldn’t be as bad as her. For the past two chapters, the author hasn’t invoked her… Read More Plot twist
I was a firefly once. Don’t ask me how, I just know it. Midnight today, I saw a blink and blank in the farthest corner of my room. A firefly lurking, blink and blank But in my room, where did it come from? My room might look like a forest, but it’s not one Get… Read More Fireflies, I made a wish
“The Commandoes will reach the house any minute. Don’t be scared baby”. Mamma consoled Evelyn Rose. Both were huddled together in the bathtub, hidden behind the screen. Mamma was too frightened, and streams of tears rolled down Evelyn’s cheeks, wetting Mamma’s elbow. Mamma tried to suppress the hiccups rising from Evelyn’s throat. “No baby, we… Read More Warped