Everyone who has explored English Literature has heard of Shakespeare and Milton and Bernard Shaw and J.K.Rowling. What did all of these have in common? Yes, English was their first language. I too grew up reading works of authors whose first language was English. Almost every single work of literature that has ever existed can … Continue reading Through Time And Across The Planet
The last few hours of 2014 remain, and I am happy to say that it has been a fruitful year! It has been a year of self discovery and tranquility for me. The wisdom I gained and the lessons learned marked my year. This blog was born in 2014! I have a mixed feeling about … Continue reading Transition 365
Recently, I read an article that described the severe hazards that prevail in Beijing, China's capital city and also one of its most polluted. The article gives you a very grim view of the situation there. It described the city as something of a futuristic scene. The entire city is covered in a layer of … Continue reading The Toxicity of Our Times
My first introduction to good quality literature was through short stories that I read as a schoolboy. Eliot, H.W.Longfellow, Ruskin Bond, Rabindranath Tagore, Robert Frost and many more whom I have forgotten have been largely responsible for instigating me into exploring literature. When I was in 8th grade, I was fascinated by the world of … Continue reading At The End of An Adventurous Journey
For those of you who have been avid readers with an interest in dramas and plays, you might have come across the genius playwright George Bernard Shaw. In one of his plays named Pygmalion, Shaw portrayed many of his beliefs and thoughts about life and the human society especially his views on the rigid social … Continue reading Something To Think About
I wrote this poem in wake of the upcoming movie- The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies.
2014 has been a year of hurdles for me. … Continue reading Art: What does it mean to you?