Uh Uh

they say (actually they don’t) that if you leave a page blank for too long, either your mind is blank, or you don’t know what to say..how to start or what to say.The same can/can not be true for me depending on..uh..a lot of things. So apart from rambling I’ve taken to watching movies..and reading too many books at the same time, hence not even finishing a single one of them. I like living in oblivion and still make the most crucially self expected mistakes. Its almost like I know this is not exactly a good idea but yet I fool myself into going ahead with it, and at the time of the outcome I almost hear myself saying told you so. My dear friends who visit this blog as a part of my friendship-pact with them, will find themselves saying there she goes again. The reason why you find a minimalist level of punctuation on this page and center alignment is because..I feel like I should go on without pauses..taking in the thorns that come in the way almost in the same way as a girl gets used to waxing, she knows that it hurts but she has to do it anyways..for temporary satisfaction. I really don’t know why I’m saying all this, I should bite my tongue.. maybe I’m inspired by my friend’s no-full stop brutally kickass presentation, maybe I’m inspired by Amelie. Maybe this is like a self backlash, maybe its zero inspiration, maybe its just another ramble.

Geebs if you are reading this kindly mail me the wowio account username and password I’ve forgotten what it was. Others can recommend some good music maybe, cause I’m used to getting used to the same song and not listening to too much apart from that anyways.

Also, steady news of 50 percent of the people I know getting engaged is actually quite shocking yet weirdly gulp inducing, when you wonder how and why everyone’s getting hitched. Actually its not the end of the world, maybe its one of those okheregoesanotherone feeling or an okiseemtobetheonlysingleonehere or a ohfuckmytimeiscomingnear kinda feeling (i know some of you are dying to say a few things by now especially ppl who I know I am talking about)
So like a good blogger, I shall leave you to attack.

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tagged

So yes…this doesn’t happen often, but there are about twenty people online..I’m alone in my room…suddenly feel the urge to talk to someone, but i don’t wanna call up my friends..no one’s around..and lo and behold..here’s a tag from Shreeja….
I tag Mehnaz, Viking, Nikhil, Kriti and Sherifa! 

So here are the rules:
1) Look at the list and bold those you have read.
2) Italicize those you intend to read.
3) Underline the books you really love (and strikethrough the ones you hate!).
4) Reprint this list in your own blog.

1 Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen

2 The Lord of the Rings – JRR Tolkien

3 Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte

4 Harry Potter series – JK Rowling

5To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee

6 The Bible

7 Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte

8 Nineteen Eighty Four – George Orwell

9 His Dark Materials – Philip Pullman

10 Great Expectations – Charles Dickens

11 Little Women – Louisa M Alcott

12 Tess of the D’Urbervilles –

13 Catch 22

15 Rebecca – Daphne Du Maurier

16 The Hobbit – JRR Tolkien

17 Birdsong – Sebastian Faulks

18 Catcher in the Rye – JD Salinger

19 The Time Traveller’s Wife – Audrey Niffenegger

20 Middlemarch – George Eliot

21 Gone With The Wind – Margaret Mitchell

22 The Great Gatsby – F Scott Fitzgerald

23 Bleak House – Charles Dickens

24 War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy

25 The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams

26 Brideshead Revisited – Evelyn Waugh

27 Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoyevsky

28 Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck

29 Alice in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll

30 The Wind in the Willows – Kenneth Grahame

31 Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy

32 David Copperfield – Charles Dickens

33 Chronicles of Narnia – CS Lewis

34 Emma – Jane Austen

35 Persuasion – Jane Austen

36 The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe – CS Lewis

37 The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini

38 Captain Corelli’s Mandolin – Louis De Bernieres

39 Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden

40 Winnie the Pooh – AA Milne

41 Animal Farm – George Orwell

42 The Da Vinci Code – Dan Brown

43 One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez

44 A Prayer for Owen Meaney – John Irving

45 The Woman in White – Wilkie Collins

46 Anne of Green Gables – LM Montgomery

47 Far From The Madding Crowd – Thomas Hardy

48 The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood

49 Lord of the Flies – William Golding (this is not getting un-italicsed)

50 Atonement – Ian McEwan

51 Life of Pi – Yann Martel

52 Dune – Frank Herbert

53 Cold Comfort Farm – Stella Gibbons

54 Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen

55 A Suitable Boy – Vikram Seth

56 The Shadow of the Wind – Carlos Ruiz Zafon

57 A Tale Of Two Cities – Charles Dickens

58 Brave New World – Aldous Huxley

59 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time – Mark Haddon

60 Love In The Time Of Cholera – Gabriel Garcia Marquez

61 Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck (nor is this)

62 Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov

63The Secret History – Donna Tartt

64 The Lovely Bones – Alice Sebold

65 Count of Monte Cristo – Alexandre Dumas

66 On The Road – Jack Kerouac (nor is this..weird)

67 Jude the Obscure – Thomas Hardy

68 Bridget Jones’s Diary – Helen Fielding

70 Moby Dick – Herman Melville

71 Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens

72 Dracula – Bram Stoker

73 The Secret Garden – Frances Hodgson Burnett

74 Notes From A Small Island – Bill Bryson

75 Ulysses – James Joyce

76 The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath

77 Swallows and Amazons – Arthur Ransome

78 Germinal – Emile Zola

79 Vanity Fair – William Makepeace Thackeray (aaaaaa am sick of this)

80 Possession – AS Byatt

81 A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens

82 Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell

83 The Color Purple – Alice Walker

84 The Remains of the Day – Kazuo Ishiguro

85 Madame Bovary – Gustave Flaubert

86 A Fine Balance – Rohinton Mistry

87 Charlotte’s Web – EB White

88 The Five People You Meet In Heaven – Mitch Albom

89 Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

90 The Faraway Tree Collection – Enid Blyton

91 Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad92

The Little Prince – Antoine De Saint-Exupery

93 The Wasp Factory – Iain Banks

94 Watership Down – Richard Adams

95 A Confederacy of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole

96 A Town Like Alice – Nevil Shute

97 The Three Musketeers – Alexandre Dumas

98 Hamlet – William Shakespeare

99 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl

100 Les Miserables – Victor Hugo

I’m always about Me.

Whenever I start typing without inserting a title, I know I don’t know what I’ll be talking about. (Even otherwise..I rarely know). Today I wont analyze where I’m headed, what I’m stuck with, what I want to do, what I would rather do, why I’m doing what and where will it take me…or rather what am I actually suited for!
Today I won’t even analyze this place and its people with more layers than photoshop, more insecurities than a person who believes in two sparrows for joy (shit thats me), or with quadruple relationships or five better halves every year or who seek more attention than a peacock.

I miss playing with eight month old Sarthak, the son of our night duty lady guard, who seems to have been given a duty in some remote part of this campus. I like the workers children here. My long walks in the evening allow me to think randomly and sometimes of things that I’m scared to think of..or don’t want to face. Though still apprehensive of walking alone beyond certain dark curvy roads uphill, I think I’ve been brave enough to walk alone, something I hated doing, not because I was scared..but because I always needed company..to talk or to walk with (I have no idea why). But now its me and music..which is good. Not being lost but losing myself and coming back. I’m not scared of the random dogs anymore (ok maybe a little bit). I only wish I had an Ipod with some five thousand songs maybe…yes geebs i still would prefer an ipod to your yucky zune.

I believe I can have the time of my life if I want to, only I’ve to keep reminding myself of that. Still have certain silly Monica-ish habits, which I think is good, but gets annoying when..I end up voluntarily becoming Monica. Ok I dont know what I’m saying. My life is getting into a routine which needs just some more push. Just some more.
I have like 5 books to read. and some pdf’s and ebooks. I want to smell the sea. and the sand. and some candy and corn..and some hunks maybe 😛
Contentment. We’ll never reach there..until we have grandchildren maybe.
I want to paint!

the dead blog

No dropped thoughts,
Not even stray observations..
Nor a faint sense of gratitude
Sighing with dead winds directionless
Chimes the tinkling bell once in a while.
Not a call from the marooned
Neither a holler from deep inside
Its another random attempt
To ring in what remained alive.