Category: Life

A Struggle To Survive

I accidently deleted all the files on my web hosting account today. And my blog went poof!! My heart skipped a beat when I realised my mistake. There was no recovery of my error. I was about to give up when I remembered that I had taken an export of my posts. I found it

A Different Life

A friend of mine came home to invite me for a function at his house. And I was bit pleased. This was the indication of a new life that I am living. And how is that? As some of you know, I am a marine engineer. And my job involved extended period of stay on

This Soap Runs Long!!

I just had my bath, but that didn’t inspire me in posting this. Its was the TV. Television has come to this world long back, and its had become somewhat an integral part of our life. I remember those days when we used to keep free time in the evening for the tv shows. In

Life full of Worries

Isn’t it? I feel so. I have always felt so. What am I doing? Right now I am studying for my higher exams which will ensure a stable and secure life ahead. You feel thats very good for me? Well, I have been doing this all my life, and so are you. I passed out

Presidents & Precedents

I found this particular article in the Times of India page 10 in todays print edition quite amusing. I wouldn’t differ if some of you found it to be just informative. But my analysis; here it is. The Presidents Rajendra Prasad (1884-1963) Term of Office | January 26, 1950 to May 13, 1962 First President

Taking my Chances

Well. Am taking my chances. Against all odds, namely the surveyors at the examination section of the mercantile marine departmant, India, I start my struggle to procure the Certificate of Chance. Or the CoC, as majority of mariners, know it. I was among those who called it Certificate of Competency, but my colleague Jimmy, enlightened

They all Come Back

Couple of days back I had gone with my colleague to conduct a training session at a particular institute, and I met there a gentleman, whom I recognised as the person who had allotted my first ship as a junior engineer in the shipping corporation of india. There was no way that he might have


I have no means to verify the contents of the mail that I received from my brother today, but its still a good read. So here it is, word to word, as I received. “An atheist professor of philosophy speaks to his class on the problem science has with God, The Almighty. He asks one

Chilly Winters

Its 8 O’Clock in the morning, here in an interior village in Virar(mumbai), and I have second thought about stepping out of my house. ‘CauseĀ its cold out there, and my home provides me tempting heat. Of course its not as chilly as it used to be during my school days, and I used to leave