Author: Manoj

  • Nature makes the man

    Nature makes the man

    I have always wondered why people live in places with harsh climate – why struggle every day as if it’s a battle to be won? Having been in Sweden for a while now, has brought some perspective into that thought. For most people, their place of birth is their home – the place where they […]

  • Hej Sverige från Indien!

    Hej Sverige från Indien!

    So, it’s been a while since my family and I moved to Sweden after weeks of planning and packing. We were more worried about finding Indian spices and ingredients for our daily food than anything else. Our first weeks in the country we were surprised by how much of history Sweden was able retain over […]

  • The perfection block!

    The perfection block!

    I’ve been reading Seth Godin’s blog and been watching a few videos of him talking and I admire his way with words and how simple he makes everything seem. One of the things that struck me was the idea of how the “writer’s block” isn’t actually a feeling that stops you from writing anything, but […]

  • Ah, the great outdoors!

    Ah, the great outdoors!

    “Ah, the great outdoors” is a dialog that a Dryad (character in Warcraft III) says when the character is trained and ready to be controlled. It is perhaps one phrase out of the thousands I’ve heard from spending innumerable hours playing the game that I remember often. As a self-proclaimed ambivert, my weekend plan is […]

  • If

    If

    “If you can..”, it begins and lines out an entire persona of an individual who has conquered life. A life that death feels sad when taking away – such is the life I desire. Here’s the poem by Rudyard Kipling – If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and […]