Off to see a Rungta…I mean @rungtaakki and @wateva soon.
Taunt no 3. The first thing that pops into my head watching the tiny sparrow hopping in front of me. Oh wait, I don’t have a camera.
Taunt no 2. What is the first ad I should find in the magazine. The very thing that is agonisingly keeping me await for collection here.
Picking up a mistake at the lost baggage is turning into a teaser, taunting that this is the closest I’ll get to an airport this year. :-(
The Scottish countryside is nothing less than breathtaking and especially when draped in the calmness of snow.
Weird tip of the night: Never have an expresso when you know you’re going to share a room with someone who snores in ascending tones.
@pujaprasad86 Good luck! Have fun!
@rungtaakki Well it’s watchable once. Had a few laughs but found the second half to be a bit over done.
@rungtaakki oh i’m at 3 idiots now.
@rungtaakki I second Rungta’s suggestion.
“Whenever there is a hard job to be done I assign it to a lazy man; he is sure to find an easy way of doing it.” -Walter Chrysler
Thought the English Peak District is pretty in summer? Pass by after a snowfall.It’s the prettiest scene I’ve ever witnessed. Complete awe.
Which side to sway when stuck in the middle is the question. Yet another Sofie’s choice moment.
How to use an old school radiator: http://www.yankodesign.com/2007/11/12/radiators-have-other-uses-too/
@wateva same here… It looks so nice, but damn its freezing.
@rungtaakki Did someone call you?? That’s why?
Wish I was there than here right now.
Nothing like playing cards/uno till 2 in the morning on a weekday and listening to old hindi songs.Such ignorance is bliss… till morning.
My second weakness- entering a stationary store. :(
Actually impressed with Primarks “bottle brush” Christmas tree.
@rungtaakki really!? Cool!
Stuck in a raining and cold Manchester city traffic. Listening to Imogen Heap’s canvas. Watching a live moving canvas from the bus window.
How quickly can time fly by till the 15th of Jan? http://www.apple.com/trailers/paramount/upintheair/[+]
There’s something astonishing in the fact that you can pick up a conversation with a friend that you left off almost a year ago.
@shikkha How was the play?
Which Main? What Cross? Memory Lane? A Bangalore Street Photoblog. http://mainsandcrosses.blogspot.com/
On the path to getting the right tools. Now this is what I call music!! (BOSE) ☊ Incredible high
Socialising attributes drained after another one year old party.
When a computer can’t fall asleep, it wakes you up for company… That’s technology for you.
@rungtaakki What had to end up like what??
Domino’s Pizza India rechristened Jubilant Foodworks LTD hindustantim…-477756.aspx[+] (via @htTweets)
@sumitsharan It would, if it were only true.
Kimi to take sabbatical. As predicted I suppose.
Time to start the B’s! Finally.
@wateva congratulations! :)
Top Gear is Baaack! [And finally a guest appearance from the elusive Dacia Sandero. :P]
An unknown obsession sprawled onto my desk without my knowing. A total of 15 objects dressed in the combination of silver and black.
@rungta If you’re in the mood and have no expectations, you could give it a try. I probably expected more from the slapstick.
If slapstick had levels, i’d have to place #APKGK right at the bottom.
RT @htTweets Renault-Nissan combine and Bajaj Auto will roll out an ultra low-cost car in 2012 to cost less than Nano hindustantim…-475056.aspx[+]
@rungtaakki It always did. But you have to keep an eye out for it.
Threatened Voices tracks arrests and threats against bloggers worldwide http://is.gd/4KsjJ[+]
Having an anal introverted orientation sure has its downs. No surprises. The success in failing-to-learn from the repetitions is surprising.
@wateva Have you seen a peacock ****** before? xs4all.nl/~e…s_volans.htm[+]
TED India on flickr. http://www.flickr.com/photos/tedconference/collections/72157622589332097/
♬ Stop Coming to my House- Mogwai
@rungta Having a job I like. Not having a job I like. Transitioning between the two I hate.
Just another day at the Office. time.com/tim…0525,00.html[+]
The Apple of my eye is back home!! :D Oh the joy! And it’s grown! How I missed you all dear apps.
And so it ends… What a year!! Sigh
@rungta so true!
Have two hours, and I can’t decide if ‘The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus’ is worth the watch…?
@wateva I know, and am looking forward to it. Saw like a trailer for the episodes a couple of months ago and found it quite cool.
@wateva Oh cool. I’ve been meaning to watch it. Want to see his Lego one.
@shikkha I think with the TV out you’re getting your refund in alternative payment.
If frustration needed a day for the renewal of its vows, it can have my day today.
@xAbhishek Sadly no. Old broken one. Data backup for reinstallation was killing (or so I thought). Installation also doesn’t appear good.
Note to self: Always check if your black jeans will leach out its colour before you put it into the washing machine and soots the others.
Going through the “My precious, My precious” phase. Blah. Finish already.
@rungtaakki what else… ? :-P what happened to no imac’s just cinema displays?? ;)
@rungtaakki what wishes we have… I was just wishing someone would backup my harddisk and give it back to me.
Feels so lost with a dead iMac…;-(
@shikkha All the best!
@wateva Yeah I think they might have had some inspiration from (500) Days of Summer.Atleast there was a similar scene with that background.
Sita sure knows how to sing the blues. It was brilliant. Thanks for the recommendation @shikkha
@wateva That was the exact same background I had for the past weeks or so. I just changed mine 2 days ago.
Disappointed to know there is no screening of ‘New York, I Love You’ in the UK.
Inception. Looking forward to this. http://www.apple.com/trailers/wb/inception/[+]
@rungta Sucks doesn’t it. Knowing that you have to get up on time unwillingly makes you oppose this weekly timetable we’ve invented.
@xAbhishek I have to agree to that. (ref. Wake up Sid)
@shikkha Haha!! Your mom is so ____! :)
Adding to the Obama peace-ness argument. time.com/tim…5499,00.html[+]
Rungtas contribution on the Finer Things in Mac http://tinyurl.com/mailrecognisesurl. Also a website that calls for an “Instant bookmark”.
Wish beach balls would stop trying to hypnotise me. fuming considerably
Surprisingly nice to be able to attend lab meetings again.
Stepping into a music/movie store is just not a good idea whether you have the money or not!
@rungtaakki “pics to tease bhaiya”- Interesting.
This should not be how they fight! (Time Photos)time.com/tim…0074,00.html[+]
You can’t go to the biryani, get the biryani made for you!
@wateva Oh cool. Played around in iPhoto yet?
@rungta Haha, probably. We didn’t want it to be left out in the cold. :P
Despite all that maths that I don’t understand, I’m happy with the visible ~12 GB increase in diskspace Snow Leopard has made available.
@rungta Yes, that bad. But the consequence was bad on my wallet. I ended up spending around >>50 patronizing other movies and musi …
Walked out of ‘wanted’ (the hindi one) midway and heading to the apple store!
“We are here on earth to help others, what the others are here for I have no idea” W.H. Auden
“I don’t know why we are here, but I’m pretty sure it’s not in order to enjoy ourselves” Ludwig Wittgenstein
Another example of bad media counteracting good media in India. indiauncut.c…ass-country/[+]
@shikkha Don’t kill me when I do. But prawns will have to wait for me. Don’t find new friends… I’ll come, but some time I need…
Who knew that the train on friday was taking me to my new home. Unpacking in Manchester now!
@Rungta awesome!! Well done!
@rungta Good luck and finish off with it quickly now!
Been a day, but still revelling in the mindblowing awesomeness of yesterdays Coldplay concert!! Just unbelieveably awesome preformances.
Jay z on the floor next!!
Goodbye student accommodation.
“It isn’t a secret, unless keeping it hurts.”- Karla, Shantharam.
Going in circles. Every where. Every time. Back to the point that started it all.
… because we don’t want unlucky people working for us.”
Randomly found this comment. “When we’re hiring, we put all the resumes in a pile and then immediately throw half of them out.. [cont.]
Interesting. Leicester is bigger than I thought.
@rungta ooo! That sounds awesome!
@rungta Finally! So where did the road lead to?
@menonanjali So which match did you go for?
Been a while since I’ve done this. Off to attend a 1 year olds birthday party!
@rungta Did anyone else figure it out?
Murphy was proved right yet again. If it seems too good to be true, it probably is.
@rungta Good one(s). :P Right now it’s the devil that taunts.
It’s so easy to justify needs putting things in the perspective of living in this infinitesimal earth and looking at the big picture of life
PHD- Peak productivity. phdcomics.co…s.php?f=1219[+]
The uncertainty drags. It kills the living. Now the sword of Damocles is killing me.
@menonanjali How about teaching Lakshmi as well??
It’s good to see almost every driver on the grid to get the limelight, in one way or another, this season.
Hold your breath! It begins…..
Must be losing my mind. Can’t believe I forgot to consider the existence of Sunday in the thought process. Hmm…
Paris, je t’aime. A series of 20 short episodes made into a movie. Still not sure what to make out of it. But was definitely one of a kind.
Pole for Fisi! Must be light on fuel. But shocking it is.
Damn this insomnia. Yet this awaken state won’t let the millions things that need to be done, done. Damn this insomnia.
Lol. RT http://twitpic.com/fbl6g - Public Display of Infection ? (via @rameshsrivats)
@menonanjali Yay! How was your journey? When do you start uni?
F1- More speculation. Who would move where? bbc.co.uk/bl…e_a_sho.html[+]
Ice age 3- such a disappointment!!!
@shikkha Yeah, I think you need to find someone. If you change, it would distort the balance of negativity in the world. :P
@shikkha you’ll have to wait till DVD comes out. Someone spreading good might rip it. Else fly to US for a screening.
This getting-up-early business- is just not good.
Movies,audiobooks,actual books,music, CV,job, house-hunting,social life,other interesting stuff or sleep? Sophie has more than 2 choices! :(
How difficult is it to work out several single conversations between four people. Head aches.
“We are what we frequently do”- Aristotle
The End. The End. The End.
In a musical trance. Can’t. get. out.
@rungta Awesome! Welcome back!
The (brilliant) customary Independence day design gets better every year at Rungta’s http://prateekrungta.com/
How do professors still choose Comic Sans in 2009 to make official posters and presentations?
Need to either burst the bubble or expand the air in the bubble. Which one is it going to be?
@shikkha That’s funny!! Anything good he said?
@shikkha how did you meet this “guru”? and why were you talking to him?
I will never learn or I will never change.
The music is coming back.
It’s like watching a tennis game, but which is dizzying, silent and monotonous.
Your sense of want is directly proportional to how much you’ll succeed in it. Obvious isn’t it.
@menonanjali Congratulations! :)
@menonanjali Does that mean you got your visa? and Welcome to the world of twitterers.
@rungta I know! We would have never guessed such turns when this season started. What a paradox of events.
@wateva How awesome is the next race going to be!?! :D
If I had a broom, I’d be Mr. Heckles now.
Are we humans really that intelligent? Shouldn’t we have found easier ways to do things in life. Surely the fish in the sea are more happier
@shikkha Ha ha yes it will. Soonly.
@wateva Yeah, hope so too. Luckily there is a big gap between this race and the next.
@shikkha Yay! That was another by product, for you being nice. :P
Hungary has been so mysterious today. Even with the final coverage!
How nice it is to have friends who have heart of gold and mind of platinum in one… lucky me! :P
Dara O’Briain! What can I say. Definitely rocks my funny bone!!
@shikkha Hehe. Weird how that pun didn’t strike me.
@rungta A lot of things including a dislike for some things.
Asked to see what I thought I wanted to see. Unfortunately was unprepared for what I saw.
The rocks come peeling off the wall to see YET another room.
Love Aaj Kal. http://www.apple.com/trailers/independent/loveaajkal/[+] Want to see how this turn out.
RT Never in our history have we known more people less. (via @rands)
The panic begins…
“We believe the web has a lot to offer in terms of connectivity” Group product … Read More: http://is.gd/1ybFr[+]
RT Kevin Van Aelst’s Food Art: eatmedaily.c…st-food-art/[+] (via @rands)
@rungta I think that was the best Q2 of the season. And yeah, go Sutil!
Ad wars! rantingsalea…ad-wars.html[+]
Simple facts win.
♬ “I want I want I want I want to break free…..”
RT Baby hedgehog uncurls for the camera: http://snurl.com/lxaus[+] (via @qikipedia)
Things that can make some girls go Aww. Adorable.
Almost 6 p.m. now. Realization hits: I’ve missed lunch today.
This match is getting better than last years! The nerves!!
@rungta Appalling isn’t it! Where are the rules??!
What a tie breaker!!
In the land of England “1st day it gets hot, its a mini heat wave. 2nd day it’s declared a heat wave. 3rd day…it’s bound to rain”.
Loving QI. How much of Earth is water? youtube.com/…4451&index=3[+]
James May on the Moon. What a wonderful documentary! Just watching it was a humbling experience. http://bbc.co.uk/i/lfdbv/[+]
“Come to the casino, even if you don’t play, you can watch the others play.” Where do people get all this time to waste??
I saw a proper snail!
@rungta Smooth Rungta! :P How come you’ll didn’t LIKE you know have something called a..reaction. Nevermind.I’m getting back to the episode.
@rungta Thank you! :) That means a lot coming from you. It was a good weekend to actually learn some things. Have so much more to learn.
@rungta My camera wasn’t hiding. I didn’t have a proper camera when I was in Essex all that while. I took these this weekend.
@rungtaakki Not helping Akshit!! :(
My current flickr photostream http://ihardlyknowher.com/rushs
Missing good Indian food!!
Foosball for girls? Wonder if they put Kens’ head as the ball.:P time.com/tim…3820,00.html[+]
Along with simultaneous constant reconfirmation that hell IS other people. My close friends ARE the glorious exceptions.
Weekend summary (being subjective): Honestly enjoyed myself to almost that feeling where Essex days now feels complete.
Four hours counting to be back in my first of second homes. :)
the same paper says it’s also the 20th of June. Take a pick. I think it was close enough for quite a few people i know.
What’s the happy news??
@wateva ‘Cause I sometimes love it when it rains really heavily and i’m indoors. It’s a mood thing.
:( It stopped!
Is it weird that you hope it rains, like it is now, all night?
Found the missing piece (and peace)! Three column view on Mail is so much more better!
@wateva Oh it reached you already?? That was fast!!
Hadn’t seen this before. Hilarious!
Some one called me a lab rat. Right you are.
@shikkha Why you be so cryptic?? Too cool…?
Watching space? scienceofthe…-spaces.html[+]
This f***ing to-do list never stops!!
@rungta Wish you luck! Looks like you need it. Don’t panic, you always find a way out of these situations.
Feels nice to be woken up by an old friend.
@shikkha You paradoxical kid!
@shikkha How’d you find The Tin Drum? You haven’t done a book review sorts on you blog in sometime…
Not sure what their point is [yet], but quite immaginative. http://www.hungryandfoolish.in/
Ask and you shall receive!
Twitter is becoming a real-time public photo-micro-blog, which is quite cool.
@shikkha Well I said that was just on top of my head then. Also said at least. If I let myself go, I can go on… trust me.
@shikkha I can think of at least ten different sentences, on top of my head now, that can continue from those two words.
Timemachine- Functioning; Spaces- Check and clear; workstation complete and now….. still waiting for the words to flow….
We finally get to know the janitors name!
Since when did just ‘t’ mean ‘the’ in sms language??
@shikkha Don’t give up. It’ll come. It always does.
Now i’m officially pissed off.
♬- Both Sides Now- Joni Mitchell …. I really don’t know life at all…
James May’s review of the worlds funny supercar. Like his humor. topgear.com/…0-2009-04-20[+]
Ignorance is bliss. But is it worth not knowing whats out there? Desolation prevails.
@shikkha Why this will always happen to you?
je ne comprends pas!!
A 12 hr day in the lab was not what i expected today!
I wonder when this educational ideology will be implemented in our schools. hindustantim…-403202.aspx[+]
Who knew all flies die en mass in winter in Britain and why are people still calling this time of the year still winter? :S
@shikkha Yay only. And boy you sure seem to have got the twitter bug (or maybe flu)!
Had such a lovely day out!
Felt like a kid getting wet in the rain… till the point where i started getting hit by hail stones!
” We conserve only what we love; We will love only what we understand; and we will understand only what we are taught”
@rungta Ha ha, I would vouch for the authenticity of the content! :P
@wateva Research works something like this phdcomics.co…s.php?f=1162[+] Except that you keep asking-What is the point to this?
@shikkha Not bad not bad.
@shikkha Ha ha, that was a nice move!
Finally done. What an epic Shantaram was!
Practice makes perfect, eh? news.bbc.co…./8004034.stm[+]
‘Nachley’ from Lakeer doing the song loop.
@shikkha I didn’t say you didn’t deserve it or that you don’t need it.
“We know who we are and we define what we are by references to the people we love and our reasons for loving them”- Shantaram
How sad and disturbing. hindustantim…-398482.aspx[+]
Where did i leave my thinking brain today!?
@rungta yeah, some scary truths in there, which i won’t be surprised if it does actually happen. It feels true about losing our ‘Innocence’.
Haha. Extinction of Retirement in 2015. Not comforting! 2022- extinction of spelling. Won’t be surprised! bp3.blogger….timeline.jpg[+]
@rungta Another one of those balances in life.
@wateva thats what.. i meant the fact that they had to lie wasn’t nice. Not the punishment.. that’s deserved.
Not nice, not nice at all. http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/motorsport/formula_one/7978186.stm[+]
@shikkha I want another weekend as well!
@rungta and wateva you’ll are being my advertisers!
Feels so nice to be back home early.
Yeah we’re doomed. phdcomics.co…comicid=1146[+]
@rungta welcome to my world! :P
For a short film, it’s sweet. http://vimeo.com/3568757
I found my new favourite ‘Ranjhana’. It’s just so soothing, and although i don’t understand it, i know its beautiful.
@rungta That video was just disturbing!! That was just the worst of anything i’ve seen. What was the maker high on!?
Sometimes Hate how we’ve trained ourselves to be in society.
YAY!! A flickr pro account! Thanks a lot Rungta!!! :D
Finally have my photos arranged!! what a task!
The beats of ‘Mahi Mennu’ on a loop.
@rungta Welcome back…Hope you had a good flight.
@shikkha Oh was just listening to some songs on last.fm. downloaded Joni Mitchell and was listening to some of Nina Persson and some more.
Finding new music just gets you on another level of high.
@shikkha which film?
Its snowing, yet, again
@rungta yeah, well atleast you have a proper stop next. Happy flying and have fun at your next stop! :)
@rungta good good you almost halfway though your ‘epic’ journey.
After the Wimbeldon final last year… what a match!
These rallies and breakpoints are like ridiculously awesome!
My resistance to alcohol seems to be lessening or it was really a good amount of alcohol.
The Hatch is back- wait or is it not? LOST beginning to make some sense but in the LOST style!
Dreams and me certainly have a weird connection…
The president is coming- was good- an ea-sy going , light hearted comedy.
I really liked ‘The Reader’. Good adaptation. Both, Kate Winslet (deservedly to win the GG) and Fiennes, preformances were really good.
I miss the sunshine of Bangalore.
@rungta what you doing?
Becoming obsessed with album artworks
Slumdog millionaire…Shot well, theme and portrayal of Mumbai and bringing it to a western audience were things to appreciate.
@rungta Happy Birthday!! (UK time :P) Have a good day!
I HATE M$ office! Ruined 2 more hours of my life!
Synergy is actually a nice app/tool.
I finally am high…. so that i can sleep in peace….