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Some Thoughts on Poirot

Disclaimer – I am a HUGE fan of Sherlock Holmes.  Since, the character was killed by the author, I would relate my impression in past tense. Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot has failed to impress me. No, it was not his vanity … Continue reading

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Of Death as an event – Insignificant or Catastrophic

Last morning, at about 4:00 AM, my attention was drawn towards Death through this essay of philosopher and journalist Stephen Cave. There was one thing that caught my attention quickly as I read the brief bio of Cave stating that his … Continue reading

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Learning Never Stops

All right, I have now learnt how to swim. At 29, it’s quite an achievement of sort for all my classmates are teenagers. Of course, I am far from being “fluent” in it but I practise every alternate day, and … Continue reading

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Putting Pen to Paper

George Orwell, perhaps the greatest writer on political subject matters, suggested four motives for writing prose and that they exist in different degrees in every writer – proclaimed [like him] or self-proclaimed [like me]. The four motives that he provided are: … Continue reading

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For the love of Cricket

This blog is meant as a vent for all the turbulences of the heart and mind. It is meant to lay them bare. I know that nobody is interested in my stories or my turbulences, but the blog is. It always … Continue reading

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