My review of the Disney movie Moana (2016)
Just as I am writing this, BBC News confirms that some parts of Hawaii are under three feet of snow. A study by NASA just confirms that “it is no longer a question whether the West Antarctic Ice sheet will melt, it is a question of when”! In case you wonder what all this has to do with a Disney princess movie, read on…
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I stood in front of a little wooden box
Mellow at first touch,
And coarse by the next
Curious, I slid open its crest.
It had two pairs of glasses
One rimmed with a golden frame
The other all rotten and rust
I decided, that try them I must.
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Our trip to places South of England
We are back from a really good trip to places South of London. It is impossible to forget the sound of the sea kissing the pebble beach of Durdle Door and our windy tour to the Isle of Wight.
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A travelogue of our trip to Scotland
We are just back from our first real holiday in the UK. We visited Edinburgh and parts of the Scottish Highlands. Be it the natural scenery of the Highlands or the old streets of Edinburgh Scotland has a something for every traveler.
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Our weekend trip to Llandudno and Llanberis part of Wales
After many a moon I managed to take a quick break from work and buy myself a long weekend. Our two day visit to Wales was filled with the usual jam packed travelling and sightseeing.
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Pics from our trip to The Lake District of UK and a short visit to The Old Trafford in Manchester
Looks like there has been an eerie silence in my blog for the past few months. I feel it is time to bring in a bit of Easter cheer!
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The eternal soul is an unquenched thirst in our mind for perfection, a fire burning deep within each one of us, an unresolvable enigma whose purpose is beyond human understanding. Yet seek it is what we do, day in and day out.
You exist formless like the wind
You take no shape and yet
Complete the incomplete
Filling my void.
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2015 – An year of Breaking the Routine. Here is my usual lookback at the year that just seemed to have zipped past!
It was the beginning of an uncertain year. If there was any certainity in life, it was that our routine life was going to be shaken up. That we were to fly out of the nest of three years that we had gotten so very comfortable with.
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I am trying to summarize the course of events as they unfolded in my hometown during the last four days. Chennai is perhaps one of the first cities experiencing a serious repercussion of Global Warming. But I am hoping Chennaites derive a lot of positives out of this ordeal and the world media starts to read between the lines.
I am jittery as I write this. My hometown Chennai is in the news for all the bad reasons. For those of you who are living under a rock, this is one of Indian metropolitan cities. Wikipedia might be able to give more stats about the population and other stats.
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Who is tasked with running of the world?
Whose ideals should humanity follow?
What is society without tolerance?
What is a mind without a choice?
Perched on the lush green tree,
In the middle of the field,
It’s eyes scouted the scene
Waiting for the next prey to yield.
There was much clamour,
Boisterous loud noises,
When men in fine armour
Burnt faith in to ashes.
Spitting and spewing hatred
With every gasp of breath;
Love’s defence was truly shattered
Whilst they did fight to their death!
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