Blogging Connects..


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There was a time when we had to spend hundreds of rupees to call someone anywhere in India let alone the world. Mobile phones were a rarity and a luxury as well. And the most famous one was Nokia (referred to as a brick by many because of its weight).

But today, technology has changed our perspective of the world around us in more ways than one. Whether its exploring the latest news or meeting and interacting with new people, finding jobs & perfect matches or building careers in music and writing, the online world gives each of us a great platform to do all this and more.

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Thanks Guys for the Liebster Award!


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Thanks Shashank and Roshan for nominating me for this one. I know am quite late in writing this post but had been really busy these past two weeks. This is the first set of nominations of this kind I have been tagged for.

For the uninitiated, the ‘Liebster Blog Award’ is a online award given to bloggers by bloggers. ‘Liebster’ in German means dearest, sweetest, pleasant etc.

Roshan is a doc by profession and a fantastic writer by passion. He pens his stories and articles on Godyears.net. Shashank’s passion lies in writing micro-fiction of all kinds including 55fiction, 100fiction, haiku and the likes at ‘Embark with My Thoughts’.

And now the rules:

1. Thank the people who have nominated you for this one and post a link to their blog

2. Display the award in your blog by including it as an image in the post or a widget

3. Answer the 11 questions given to you by the one who nominated you

4. Nominate 11 deserving bloggers (those who have less than 1000 followers)

5. Create a new list of questions for the bloggers to answer

6. Once they have been tagged, keep them informed about the same and also provide a link to the post

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Diwali – A time for family!


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Diwali is many things for many people. It is the victory of good over evil. It is the time when we meet and greet our near and dear ones. It is the time when we spread love, warmth and care amongst our family members. It is the time when we try to forgive and forget our loved ones. It is the time when our moms eagerly wait for us to come home so that she can feed us with food cooked by her own hands.

Whatever Diwali means for each of us, one thing is for sure that this is a festival which brings a lot of joy and hope for every individual. What begins with crackers and sweets moves onto the Lakshmi Puja wherein people pray for the prosperity of their families as well as their businesses.

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Winter is coming.. Brr!


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The winter is coming in just a few days. Have you bought your warm clothes yet? For those who don’t really have a season called winter, do you have any plans of traveling to the mountains on a trip?

The snow is slowly starting to cover the mountain peaks. The trees and flowers have begun to disappear behind the white blanket created by the snow.

We humans are never happy. When it’s really hot, we crib about the extreme heat and how rains would make things better. When it rains, we crib about how too much rain is pouring water over our plans to hang out. When its really cold, we pray that it becomes warmer so that we can live in peace.

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Five Sentence Fiction: Falling


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As the aircraft began to spiral down towards the ground, his life flashed before his eyes. He wanted to rise up in life but instead he was falling out of the sky. He could hear screams of despair ringing all around the aircraft.

There was complete mayhem with luggage flying out of the overhead lockers and injuries to those who weren’t strapped onto their seats.

In the midst of all this, he just held on to his parents hands and began to pray until the screams died down.

For the Five Sentence Fiction Prompt – Falling

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Friday Fictioneers: Distinctive Showpieces


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“Why can’t you ever keep your things in place dad? This room is a mess.”

Since when I could remember, my dad had this love for tools and objects of all kinds. From bottles to stones to even sea shells, he liked collecting items and creating distinctive showpieces.

While he started it off as a hobby, as more and more people saw his work, they began requesting him to make something for them. And so it turned into a full time job which kept him occupied all day long so much so that we didn’t see him for days.

My entry for the Friday Fictioneers post by Rochelle Wisofffields

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Book Review – God is a Gamer


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Ravi Subramanian is a banker by profession and his books are set in the fast paced world of banking, corporate fraud, corporate rivalries, boardroom meeting, espionage and the likes. From ‘If God was a Banker’ to ‘Bankerupt’, Ravi has made quite a name for himself. And now he comes up with the first ever bitcoin thriller. Does it work? Let’s check it out.

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