The Place of Knowledge by Philip Alan Shalka (Book Review)

That Place of Knowledge by Philip Shalka My rating: 5 of 5 stars The Place of Knowledge, by Philip Alan Shalka, is a short story which falls under the “fiction” genre. As the name suggests, the story is focused on the author’s quest for knowledge and the resultant gest to learn more. The author along with his dog “Sabre” delves into a hidden world to … Continue reading The Place of Knowledge by Philip Alan Shalka (Book Review)

The Return Of Nokia, Nostalgia and The Love Of The Past

Once upon a time, there was a phone like none other. The Nokia 3310! Don’t get me wrong, there were fancier flip phones and sleeker models, but the original Nokia held its own. With the return of Nokia comes back its nostalgic wonders. The Nokia 3310 was not just a phone, it was a legend. The story goes that one could use it like Thor’s … Continue reading The Return Of Nokia, Nostalgia and The Love Of The Past

One Place at a Time, One at a Time -by Jeyran Main

Life is not a destination, it is a journey, and with that, you come across times where you have to make important choices. Many things get thrown at you forcing you to multi-task. In fact, you are praised for doing so. You brag about it, and the people around you nod agreeing with how super powerful you are. What you are completely oblivious about though … Continue reading One Place at a Time, One at a Time -by Jeyran Main

Are Teletubbies Scary ? They scared the wits out of me.

I was accompanying my niece in her quest to buy stuff toys. Searching through various toys she brought my attention to some: “Mama, can I buy one of those?” She asked. “Of course kiddo, buy any toy of your choice. It’s a gift from your mama” I replied. “Urgh, I am not a kid anymore. I am 6 years old“. “Do, yYou want your birthday … Continue reading Are Teletubbies Scary ? They scared the wits out of me.

Sarahah- the Anonymous Messaging App

The internet is full of strange things, if not stranger. Plethora of knowledge ready to blow our minds away. Coincidentally, if not literally, our minds becoming graveyard, keeps getting bombarded every other day- over one thing or the other. It shouldn’t have come as a surprise when Sarahah- the anonymous messaging app took the social world by storm including India. People submerged in anonymity, for … Continue reading Sarahah- the Anonymous Messaging App

Why naming airports after cities is a bad idea?

The scourge of renaming streets, avenues, alleys, and cities is not unprecedented, neither is the idea of renaming an airport.  Recently, the Uttar Pradesh government in India renamed the Gorakhpur Airforce Station to Mahayogi Goraknath Airport after the founder of the Nath monastic movement; and likewise, the Agra Airport to RSS ideologue Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay airport. This is a common process followed by governments … Continue reading Why naming airports after cities is a bad idea?