Farewell and Fare Thee Well

My life is winding itself down  And I know my time is coming soon I have been blessed to have lived such a meaningful life  I have been blessed to know so many people But I won’t be here any more  I have done all I wanted and more I have no regret or desires […]


The parts of me I had locked away. Are they still alive? Still breathing? Are they still Me? And the parts of me that I lost along the way? The ones I abandoned? The ones I hated? The ones I loved too much for my own good? The ones that left me? The ones that I […]

The Mountain Walker Diaries: The Clarkes Hotel

Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India, 5 July 2017, 2130 hours: I have been coming to this hotel since 2008, which was the year that my paternal aunt and her family moved out of Shimla to Pune. Prior to that, I had… Read More The Mountain Walker Diaries: The Clarkes Hotel via The Mountain Walker Diaries: The Clarkes […]

The Mountain Walker Diaries: Walking

Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India, 4 July 2017, 1830 hours: In the 1970s and ’80s, the preferred mode of transport in Shimla for common folk was Number 11. (That’s walking by the way). I remember because every place I went around… Read More The Mountain Walker Diaries: Walking via The Mountain Walker Diaries: Walking  — The Mountain […]

Work Culture 

Work Culture 

An Individual Ingredient is made of several different elements in varying quantities. These elements, in turn, have individual qualities such as taste, odour, texture and so on. And the ingredient as a whole has qualities that make it unique and different from the comprising elements. And yet, during the process of preparation of food or […]

Vision, Power, and … Leadership

Vision, Power, and … Leadership

Vision, Power and Leadership: What is a leader but a person who takes responsibility of others, a person who gives up their vision to the care of others, and takes up the responsibility of caring for those others?

Time For Some Self-Skilling — Pune365

Just the other day, I was sitting quietly minding my own business, when this inane conversation posed into my space. “It’s difficult right now. Very difficult.” Said one voice. “But you could try. There are so many avenues now and I have like 10 years,” Said another voice. “Yes, yes but that’s all 10 years… via […]

In Search Of: The Simply Human

I was born a Human. I grew up, went to school, went to college, started working. Met a lot of people along the way. Ate a lot of food at many different tables, slept under many different roofs, swapped stories of life and living and all that lies in between. Quarrelled, fought, made up, competed, […]

The Well of Knowledge

But what if The Road is Clear to me? What if My Will is Strong? What if Our Intent Clear? Our Heart Pure? Mind Still? Will Others walk the Path? The Well of Knowledge runs Deep Some quench a thirst Some fetch for others Others drink to live Yet Others Live to Drink But how […]

The Lines Have Blurred

The Lines have Blurred The Blurs have Lines And somewhere therein Lies Life. Boundaries, Rules, Grays, Rights. It’s all a bit Black but White Hell yeah, that’s Heaven I see In every single moral victory But then I see, And I see again The Moral seems a-moral from Here But Here is Here And When […]