Friday, July 27, 2012

too good, too bad

Watched Devdutt Pattanaik's TED talk on youtube. 

Though I do not agree with all his views on how "systems" are anathema to the Indian psyche, I quite liked one quote on impermanence.
(wrt the eternal cycle) :  According to Hindu belief, nothing is permanent. Not even death.

Which does make a case for making life a little more care-free, and not really keep checking for the end.

All I can say that it was good while it lasted.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

team building conversation

As usual, the boss was late. Held up by a meeting definitely more important than the project party. 

"Aha ha ! Lovely ! So what do we have here ? Starters ? Capital, capital! What else ?"

"We've had starters, sir; we have drinks coming up. Also, there's pool and table tennis in the room over there. Also, sir, the dance floor opens up in 20 mins!"

"But what are we doing as a team ?" The question was plaintive, almost urgent.

"Oh, we all played volleyball, sir."

"Excellent !"

I've never felt a simple game turn distasteful quite so quickly.

Thursday, July 19, 2012

another, memory.

It turns out that some of them understood  a certain four letter word much better than I ever did.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

somwhere in Wales

What would you call it,

Unspoilt, hauntingly beautiful ? (original here)
Or, cold and lonely?

It definitely feels to be missing something .. even after I added some lilies to make it more cheerful ..

8"x6" on Canvas. Quite enjoyed experimenting on the new surface, also had fun adding some oil to it . The only problem is it takes forever to dry !

Friday, July 6, 2012

who would've thought of it ?

From the BBC Sport page:

"They said he was finished, they said he was washed up, they said he was old, they said he was past it. Turns out they knew nothing about Federer at all."

what a day :)

 Btw, with the coming of the roof, is it the end of the "open" era ?

Thursday, July 5, 2012

when its too little and too late,

What is it so good for ?
Absolutely, nothing.