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Life is Like This · 3d ago

Vendetta

There was this exciting sport which used to be practiced by Italians, more specifically attributed to the Sicilians, called the Vendetta. Apparently, if some chappie took it into his head th...
Life is Like This · 1W ago

e-Narcissism

I am slowly realizing that if something does not have an e-avatar it might as well not exist. That, though, is not likely to be a fate that Narcissism will suffer. In fact, it is quite likel...
Life is Like This · 2W ago

Flummoxed by reviews

You know, I never really wanted the world to look up to me. I was quite content if it did not look down on me...well, even if it did, as long as it kept the opinions away from my awareness, ...
Life is Like This · 3W ago

Ladders everywhere

I must have some sort of vertigo, though it does not seem to be the conventional kind. I mean, I can climb up ladders, literally, and even look down upon the ground. Yes, there is that dry f...
Life is Like This · 1M ago

The humor writing business

Making people laugh is no laughing matter. Someone should have told me this before I...oh, wait, a lot of people did but, as usual, I never take advice that runs counter to what I want to do...
Life is Like This · 1M ago

The bad old days - Adult

Old age is when almost all that remains of life is reminiscences. (Not that I am old, you know. After all, a chap who has remained single is always young. As in, check out any marital ad. It...
Life is Like This · 1M ago

The bad old days - T(w)eens

There is some things certain to be common between 'old days' and 'new days' in the teens, I suppose. Adults generally seem to make no sense; your peers are wiser than Socrates; the music you...
Life is Like This · 1M ago

The bad old days - Child

Once you hit a certain age or, more to the point, once the next generation hits a certain age, it becomes customary for you to start saying things with the preface, "In the good old days..."...
Life is Like This · 1M ago

How I stayed a bachelor

(My very first guest post on another blog, long ago. Now reproduced here) “Just tell me what sort of girl you want to marry. Leave the rest to me” When I looked at myself in the mirror...
Life is Like This · 2M ago

Nirvana

"Vinu is weak in Maths, Rohit. I think we need to send him for some Maths tuition" "As though that is going to jump his marks up from 40% to 100%. And improve his Physics, Chemistry and Bio...