C. Suresh

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I am an Engineer and a Management graduate from IIM-Bangalore. Accepting the definition that "Even if you win a rat-race, you still remain a rat" I have opted out of it in favor of trekking, travel and, now, blogging!


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MY BLOGS

LATEST ARTICLES ( 463 )

  • The Humor Writing Business

    Making people laugh is no laughing matter. Someone should have told me this before I...oh, wait, a lot of people did but, as usual, I never take advice that run... Read more

    Posted on 26 June 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • The Bad Old Days - Adult

    Old age is when almost all that remains of life is reminiscences. (Not that I am old, you know. After all, a chap who has remained single is always young. As in... Read more

    Posted on 19 June 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • The Bad Old Days - T(w)eens

    There is some things certain to be common between 'old days' and 'new days' in the teens, I suppose. Adults generally seem to make no sense; your peers are wise... Read more

    Posted on 12 June 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • The Bad Old Days - Child

    Once you hit a certain age or, more to the point, once the next generation hits a certain age, it becomes customary for you to start saying things with the... Read more

    Posted on 06 June 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • How I Stayed a Bachelor

    (My very first guest post on another blog, long ago. Now reproduced here) “Just tell me what sort of girl you want to marry. Leave the rest to me” When I... Read more

    Posted on 29 May 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Nirvana

    "Vinu is weak in Maths, Rohit. I think we need to send him for some Maths tuition" "As though that is going to jump his marks up from 40% to 100%. Read more

    Posted on 22 May 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Follow the Leader

    You know what, every time you really enjoy something, there is always some spoilsport who rains on your parade. But this one really took the cake. Read more

    Posted on 15 May 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Enlightenment

    Life is just one problem after another. When I was young, people expected me to acquire knowledge; now that I am old, they expect me to impart knowledge. Ah! No! Read more

    Posted on 08 May 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Serve My Neighbor

    There are these wonderful social lessons that most people in my generation learned in their childhood and applied effectively all their lives. Something, though... Read more

    Posted on 01 May 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Post Hoc

    These Latin tags are addictive, you know. Or, maybe, it is that 'Look how learned he is' looks that I got the last time. Ah! There were sizable component of... Read more

    Posted on 24 April 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Random Queries

    People are so unjust. I, too, am a curious chap and have a lot of doubts about the world around me. If I do not make a nuisance of myself asking people to... Read more

    Posted on 17 April 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Non Sequitur

    There was this time when using Latin tags was the heights of sophistication. So, you would die rather than use 'Therefore', when you could use 'Ergo' and so on. Read more

    Posted on 10 April 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Straw Men

    We, humans, apparently love to give names that are in diametric opposition to the nature of what is being named. Like 'Little John' for someone who towers so... Read more

    Posted on 03 April 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Socially Conscious

    I have always been very socially conscious as everyone who has had to shove cotton into his ears when in my vicinity can certify. Read more

    Posted on 27 March 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Miracles

    The problem with life is there just are not enough miracles of the right sort. And there are way too many people who will not even allow you to lament about... Read more

    Posted on 20 March 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Mobile Mania

    I think I will never really get this modern world. True, I never really got the old world either but, at least then, I thought I eventually would. The world... Read more

    Posted on 06 March 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Blank

    Ever faced the situation where your mind goes blank? Totally? (There you go again, speaking of that as the permanent state of my mind - IF I have one. Let off o... Read more

    Posted on 27 February 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • False Equivalence

    A eight year old boy pushes a girl off a swing in a park and sits on it himself. As is customary, the screaming match is far hotter between the mothers than... Read more

    Posted on 20 February 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Of a Winner

    We are born; we live; we die; and we fight endlessly about our beliefs about what happens after we die. While we live, we seek relentlessly to 'succeed' and we... Read more

    Posted on 13 February 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Learning from History?

    Why this phrase 'learning from history' should remind me of this rather well-known anecdote, I do not know. (Oh! THAT was not an invitation for you to offer... Read more

    Posted on 06 February 2017 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION