Category Archives: Personal

My Own ‘Ozymandias’

Ozymandias I met a traveller from an antique land Who said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desart. Near them, on the sand, Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown, And wrinkled lip, and sneer … Continue reading

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Now, from the beginning with feeling!

I started my first ever post for this blog with “well a journey of a thousand miles starts with one single step, and here is my first step”. It’s almost 5 years and 59 posts later, with a whole new … Continue reading

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The English Patient

I just finished reading The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje. It was a good novel, I’m even tempted to watch the movie. Two things stood out for me; the point about Kip eating condensed milk and the last scene with … Continue reading

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Losing It

I’ve always had this nagging suspicion that to be a man – you have to fight – and enjoy it. Even though I grew up idolizing Ghandi and Martin Luther King Jr., I’ve always had the deep rooted sense that … Continue reading

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I never really got guilt – I always got guilt in an analytical, legal definition kind of way- but never on an emotional level. But tonight I really understand what “being riddled with guilt” means. Suddenly getting in a fight … Continue reading

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My Tamil Inferiority Complex

As I listened to a very brave person describe her own inferiority complex over her Jewish heritage, I really became clear about my own deepest feelings about being Tamil. The truth is deep down I do carry an inward feeling … Continue reading

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