I am, as I’m often told by many friends, an old soul in a young body.
And I’ve lived a very eventful life.
Some of the people I admire, including family members and other good friends and mentors, have told me how they want to leave this Earth with nothing.
If you have followed my stories for a while, you might have realised that my scope of work is very broad.
And if you have just noticed my profile, then you might be shocked as you scroll down and see the diversity of topics that I write about.
Breakfast is an important meal for me. …
All the answers are within us, but such is our tendency towards forgetting that we sometimes need to venture to a faraway land to tap our own memory.
— Heinrich Zimmer
My first contact with Heinrich Zimmer’s quote above was when reading The Way of the Wanderer, a sublime compilation…
Be mindful of time.
Be mindful of every choice.
Every second matters. And rather than manipulating and lying to ourselves, every dictum in our heart shall be followed, for to cut the natural process short sends us out in a negative spiral, and our fleeing should be fruitless.
I hate small talk with a passionate hatred…It is a waste of time to see people who only have a social surface to show. I will make every effort to find out the real person, but if I can’t, then I am upset and cross. …
Greed, for the lack of a better word, is good, said Gordon Gekko, that unforgettable scene part of Oliver Stone’s Wall Street when talking to Teldar Paper stockholders.
But what Mr. Gekko forgot to mention in his now-infamous words is that greed, for the lack of a better word, has…
Mingling with ducks
The letters you’ll never read,
The ones you’ve read instead,
Like paper boats
All the way from the Hudson
Currents rushing in
Scattering ink and words
In a place like Weehawken
And beyond the Newark Bay
The letters you didn’t receive
From 1994 until its closure in 2019, Alex von Bidder ran the Four Seasons Restaurant in Manhattan, which has been described as one of the game-changing restaurants of the 20th century — a pioneer in many concepts widely in use today, such as the power lunch, and the farm-to-table movement…