It may not look so from my writing but I turned 40 this month. It was just another day and just another year as always. But, the day reminded me that I am getting wiser (ahem!) and made me question my purpose and existence and what not? Not a great way to start the day … Continue reading Why I quit Goodreads?
“Yes, Tom. Tell me”, he spoke fast on the phone. “Wanted to talk about this candidate. He is an immediate joiner. Can you increase the CTC by a couple of lakhs to ensure that he will join and not shop for an offer?” “Tom, we can’t do that. Candidates shopping for an offer after they … Continue reading On recruitment, ethics and moonlighting
Have you ever worried that you are not getting enough sleep and researched online for ways to improve your sleep hours and the quality of your sleep? It all started when a well-meaning family member gave me a fitbit. The first version was simply a pedometer. Then it started adding a lot of functionalities. One … Continue reading How I improved my sleep?
Sometimes you perform an action and then totally forget about it. Then, few years down the line you find something that reminds you of that action. It either makes you smile, laugh out loud, cringe or be embarrassed. This action could be anything. Something that you said to somebody who reminds you at the most … Continue reading Just a throwback rant
I am back with another post about lockdown cooking. This time the challenge was not to use the microwave oven and to use the stovetop. I have been making some quick snacks using the microwave oven. I am going to shamelessly plug them down here. Dalgona Coffee & Fries Baked Potatoes Potato Chips Last Friday, … Continue reading Baingan Bharta
My society WhatsApp group has been very active recently. There was an unusual sense of unity during the first month of the lock down. I am not complaining. I think that when there are more than four people in a group, you tend to get into some form of argument or discussion on any topic. … Continue reading Small World
In order to keep my daughter busy during the lock down, we encourage her to join a lot of online classes tailored for her grade. Usually, everyone has their own platform/app to broadcast the lessons. Last week, her teacher forwarded a link for a course on Vedic Mathematics which is supposed to help her in … Continue reading The return of the facebook
The only book that I completed reading this year so far is Essentialism - The disciplined pursuit of less by Greg McKeown. I stumbled upon this book when I was watching a YouTube video on productivity. And I was interested as this was similar to the concept of minimalism that I have been exploring. I … Continue reading Book: Essentialism
Apinder (aka) Danny is running a series titled What Did I Learn This Week every Friday. Please visit his site to enjoy his thoughts and posts. I decided I will do a similar one this week. No enlightenment promised though. May be, some entertainment. As you know, I have been trying my hands at conjuring … Continue reading What did I learn this week?
I have been sharing some of the cooking attempts that I have been making. And there are few more in the pipeline. I will toot the horn when appropriate. Today, I thought I will share some of the drawings that my daughter has been attempting during this lockdown. Drawing and colouring is something that she … Continue reading Lockdown art